How much can I expect from an injury claim?

How much can I expect from an injury claim?

Thanks for joining me to talk about valuing a claim. People often ask me what their claim is worth – the short answer is it depends. It depends on the extent of their injuries, it depends upon how long they’re in treatment and the extent to which they...
What are WAD Injuries? Explaining WAD 1, 2, 3, 4

What are WAD Injuries? Explaining WAD 1, 2, 3, 4

People often wonder what a WAD injury or ‘W’ ‘A’ ‘D’ injury is. WAD stands for whiplash associated disorder and the simplest way of describing it, is that it is the most common injury that we see in motor vehicle accident type claims where there’s a flexion and...
Doublecheck if your Soft Tissue Injury is “Capped”

Doublecheck if your Soft Tissue Injury is “Capped”

In this short video, a look at ‘capped’ soft tissue claims. People will often call me and ask is my claim capped? What they mean by that is, is the claim capped by the minor injury regulation in Alberta. Almost every time I get asked this question, it is in...
Injury Law: Will my case go to trial?

Injury Law: Will my case go to trial?

In this video I answer a question people often ask me, “will my case go to trial?” The short answer to that is probably not. I base that on the reality that only about half of 1% of all cases go to trial. The reason for that is that people simply...
Explaining Section B Benefits

Explaining Section B Benefits

One of the things you should be aware of if you’re in an accident is that you are entitled to Section B benefits under your own insurance policy. Every single insurance policy in Alberta has a Section A, Section B, and Section C. Section B says you’re...

Personal Injury Working with Treatment Providers

Watch the video for the complete explanation on working with treatment providers. One of the first things I ask my clients to do is to ensure that they are educating the treatment providers. What do I mean by that? I ask them to sit down and make a list before they go...