Personal Injury Category Archives

Updated: What is the Threshold and who Meets it?

Updated: How Insurers Deduct Thousands from Accident Victims’ Compensation

car and driver on the road

Imagine for a moment that you are suddenly injured in a car accident for which you are not at fault and are now stuck with its consequences, which most often include pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and impairments which impact your ability to earn a living.

Commercial Host Liability: Would You Like a Cab With That?

Commercial establishments in the business of serving alcohol must be aware of the legal responsibilities expected of them towards their patrons under the eyes of the law.

Safe Cycling for Kids

As the weather warms and the snow melts away, we think of outdoor activities. One of the most popular activities for kids is riding a bicycle. Most people can remember the feeling of whizzing down the street with the wind in our face as we experience the freedom of riding a bicycle on our own. Sadly, cycling can also be hazardous, particularly when not wearing …

How Personal Injury Lawyers Are Paid

People are sometimes reluctant to seek legal advice after being injured. They believe they cannot afford legal fees and expenses, particularly if their injuries have caused them to be off work. Contingency Fees In most cases, however, an injured person (a “plaintiff”) who files a lawsuit against a negligent party does not pay anything upfront or out-of-pocket. This is because most personal injury lawyers handle …

Warnings for Winter Warriors

We are now well into another exceptionally cold winter. While freezing temperatures and mountains of snow may make many people want to stay indoors, others race outside to take advantage of the ideal conditions for winter activities. This blog post will discuss the case of Crocker v. Sundance Northwest Resorts Ltd., a decision from the Supreme Court of Canada that involved an intoxicated person who …