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...
Injections for Pain Relief to Neck and Back

Injections for Pain Relief to Neck and Back

After being involved in a motor vehicle accident, you may experience head and neck pain, as well as migraines and whiplash-type neck pains. It may take several days or even weeks following an accident before you begin to experience the symptoms of these injuries. The...
Concussions, Recovery and Injury Law

Concussions, Recovery and Injury Law

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow or a jolt to the head. Concussions are also caused by any rapid movement of the body that causes the head, and subsequently the brain, to move rapidly back and forth. These sudden movements cause the...
Had An Accident? How Litigation Works for You

Had An Accident? How Litigation Works for You

When you’re involved in a motor vehicle accident, it’s not your insurance company that’s required to look after your best interests. Rather, it’s your personal injury lawyer that acts on your behalf to ensure you return to health and receive...
Step One In Personal Injury Action – Treatment Phase

Step One In Personal Injury Action – Treatment Phase

What follows is the first step to describing how personal injury action develops from the accident scene onwards until the end of the settlement of the file. This will help inform you what to expect in the settlement process. In this post, the Treatment Phase. If...