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What Does it Cost to Talk With an Injury Lawyer?

Many new clients would like to know how much it costs to simply meet with a lawyer the first time. My approach is taking a long-term view in my practice of law. I’ve been in business for over 30 years and believe that if you look after people, are responsive to...
Learning About Section ‘B’ Benefits

Learning About Section ‘B’ Benefits

What is ‘Section B’ insurance? Every automobile policy in Alberta has a Section ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’. These Sections are standard and do not vary from policy to policy. Section ‘B’ deals with certain types of benefits for any treatment required after a car accident. It...
Should I let my physiotherapist speak with my insurer?

Should I let my physiotherapist speak with my insurer?

Unfortunately, many physiotherapy clinics work closely with the insurance industry. That’s a problem because remember, your insurance company does not have your best interests at the forefront. They will look after their own economic interests first. Ultimately,...

What Does “Failure to mitigate my injuries?” Mean

If you fail to treat your injuries you may be creating difficulties for your claim. The problem with a lack of treatment is that the insurance company now potentially has the argument that you have failed to “mitigate” your losses. Basically, a defendant...
Claiming Vehicle Depreciation Following Car Collision

Claiming Vehicle Depreciation Following Car Collision

If you own an expensive or new vehicle (or both) you may be concerned about the value of your vehicle following a collision, even after it has been repaired. Insurance companies are obligated to fix your vehicle and make you whole again after an accident. But chances...

Do Claims Have to Settle Within Two Years of an Accident?

It is a common misunderstanding that you need to settle your claim within two years of your accident. You do not need to settle your claim within two years of the date of your accident. In many circumstances it would actually be unwise to settle within two years of...

When Insurance Coverage for Treatment Runs Out

What should you do when you no longer can afford necessary treatment after your accident? One of the realities of being injured in a car or slip and fall accident is that you need treatment – often a lot of it. Your insurance company will pay for a very limited number...