Litigation Step #2 – Serving a Statement of Claim

Litigation Step #2 – Serving a Statement of Claim

Once you have filed your Statement of Claim (within two years of the date of your accident), the next deadline that you face under the Rules of Court, is that you must ‘serve’ the Statement of Claim on all of the people/companies that you have named as Defendants in...

The Steps of Litigation Proceedings for a Car Accident

We are building this important resource for those involved in a motor vehicle accident and need to bring begin an injury claim. Understanding your rights and options will help you through the process. There are a number of ‘steps’ that an individual has to take...
Motor Vehicle Accidents Involving Wildlife

Motor Vehicle Accidents Involving Wildlife

If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident with a wild animal and you have suffered injuries ensure you report the accident to the local police service. Things to prepare for include moving your vehicle off the road and turning on your hazard lights. If the...
Court Costs (AB) During Settlement

Court Costs (AB) During Settlement

The reference to ‘Costs’ or ‘Court Costs’ during settlement discussions is typically a reference to a sum of money that would be calculated under ‘Schedule C’ in the Alberta Rules of Court. Basically everyone who successfully brings a legal claim is entitled to...

How long to settle my injury claim? Maximum medical improvement

I’m often asked this question. The most reasonable reply is ‘it depends’. My practice is to get involved in settlement discussions only when my clients have reached ‘maximum medical improvement’ (MMI). This will be when your treatment providers (and you) are satisfied...