Limitation Dates in Alberta

In Alberta, the limitation date for an adult injured in motor vehicle collision (MVA) is two years from the date of the accident. The injured person needs to either file a Statement of Claim in the courts or settle their claim in this time period. In most cases (there...
Is there a Cap on injury amounts in Alberta?

Is there a Cap on injury amounts in Alberta?

I’m often asked “what is the ‘value’ of my injuries”. At the outset of your claim, this is virtually impossible to determine. Anyone who tells you otherwise simply does not know what they are talking about. The reason for this is that the ‘value’ of your claim...
Injured in a Car Accident? Get Legal Advice Right Away

Injured in a Car Accident? Get Legal Advice Right Away

If you have been in a car crash it is important to seek legal advice right away for several reasons. First, seeking legal advice as soon as possible can help you protect your rights. A lawyer can advise you on what steps to take immediately following the accident,...
The NEGATIVE Impact of Bill-41 For MVA Injuries

The NEGATIVE Impact of Bill-41 For MVA Injuries

Bill 41 – INSURANCE (ENHANCING DRIVER AFFORDABILITY AND CARE) AMENDMENT ACT, 2020 , is an amendment to the “Minor Injury Regulation,” introduced by the Alberta Government in 2020 with the intention of “reducing” costs and streamlining the...