Taxes on Personal Injury Claims

Taxes on Personal Injury Claims

Do you have to pay income tax on personal injury claims? If the injuries you have sustained in a car accident are preventing you from earning as much as you used to, you will have a claim for lost income. But, taxes still play a role. If you were making $100,000 a...
Do I need a lawyer after a minor fender bender?

Do I need a lawyer after a minor fender bender?

You won’t be surprised to hear me say the answer is ‘yes’! Just because you think a collision is ‘minor’ wait a few days. Often it’s not until days after an accident that you will begin to feel the physical (and emotional) effects. I’m...
Jaw Injury – Is it ‘minor’? Minor Injury Regulation

Jaw Injury – Is it ‘minor’? Minor Injury Regulation

In 2004 the insurance industry convinced our government to implement the ‘Minor Injury Regulation’ (MIR). This scheme was intended to capture as many injured Albertans under the umbrella of the phrase ‘minor injury’ as possible. Fortunately there has been a case which...