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Police Liability

Mandeep Dhillon In our society, police chases are not a common occurrence and not much thought is given to them. However, to the police officers themselves, the chase itself is a delicate balancing act as it is important to apprehend [...]

2020-10-20T16:09:49+00:00July 9, 2020|Personal Injury|

Loss of Consortium

Mandeep Dhilon When parties are involved in a collision and are seeking compensation, they are often too shy to mention the impact the collision has had on their marriage. A term that parties involved in a claim for damages should [...]

2020-10-23T20:20:43+00:00June 11, 2020|Personal Injury|

Fatal Accidents Act of Alberta

Mandeep Dhillon The Fatal Accidents Act of Alberta permits a legal action to be brought to recover damages for the benefit of certain family members. These family members are outlined in Section 3 which permits only the spouse, Adult Interdependent [...]

2020-10-23T20:46:21+00:00May 14, 2020|Personal Injury|

Mad Over WAD

Many individuals who have unfortunately been part of a motor vehicle accident get diagnosed with a Whiplash Associated Disorder or WAD for short. Whiplash can be defined as “an acceleration–deceleration mechanism of energy transfer to the neck. It may result [...]

2020-09-01T09:16:06+00:00December 17, 2019|Personal Injury|

When $1 Million is Not Enough

Third-party liability coverage is an important and mandatory component of any auto insurance policy in Alberta. It protects you and your assets if you are at fault in a motor vehicle accident. The most common coverage offered in Alberta [...]

2020-09-01T09:16:07+00:00October 22, 2019|Personal Injury|

E-Scooters Land in Calgary

A large fleet of electric-powered shareable scooters has arrived in Calgary. Much like a car share program, these e-scooters are easy to rent, use, and leave for the next rider to enjoy. Powered by an electric motor, e-scooters allow [...]

2020-09-01T09:16:07+00:00August 6, 2019|Personal Injury|

U-Turn U-Lose

Case Summary: Dirk v Toews, 2019 ABQB 176 In the recent decision of Dirk v Toews, 2019 ABQB 176, the Honourable Madam Justice Janice R. Ashcroft considered the liability of two parties involved in a motorcycle collision near Medicine Hat, [...]

2020-09-01T09:16:08+00:00May 28, 2019|Personal Injury|
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