Slip and Fall Injuries in Alberta: How Merchant Law Can Help

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | April 3, 2023

Slip and fall accidents are common occurrences in Alberta, and they can result in serious injuries that can affect a person’s quality of life. These accidents can happen in a variety of places, such as shopping malls, restaurants, and even private residences. When such accidents occur, it is essential to seek legal help from an…

Slip and Fall Injury in Saskatchewan: Understanding Your Legal Rights

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | March 31, 2023

Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone, anywhere, and at any time. Whether it’s a slippery surface in a grocery store or a broken pavement on a sidewalk, these accidents can cause serious injuries that may have a long-term impact on your life. If you or someone you love has been injured in a…

SK Personal Injury Lawyers – Merchant Law

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | March 23, 2023

Do you need an injury lawyer in Saskatchewan for an SGI Claim? While Saskatchewan has a government-run insurance program (SGI) that covers most motor vehicle accidents, there are still situations where it may be beneficial to hire a personal injury lawyer to advocate for your rights and help you get the compensation you deserve. Here…

Motorcycle Accidents and Head Injuries: A Guide to Claims and Compensation in Saskatchewan

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | March 22, 2023

Motorcycle Accidents and Head Injuries: A Guide to Claims and Compensation in Saskatchewan Motorcycle accidents can cause devastating injuries, and head injuries are among the most serious. In many cases, head injuries can lead to long-term disability, cognitive impairment, and even death. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident…

Alberta Brain Injury Lawyers Merchant Law

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | March 15, 2023

Head injuries can range from mild to the most catastophic. Merchant Law is an Alberta based Personal Injury Law Firm and has offices across Alberta including Fort McMurray, Leduc, Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Medicine Hat, and Lethbridge. If you have been in an accident in which you have banged your head, we encourage you to call your nearest Merchant Law office location…

Alberta Injury Lawyers for Catastrophic Spinal Cord Injuries – Merchant Law

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | March 14, 2023

Motor vehicle accidents can cause severe injuries, some of which may be life-altering. Among the most devastating of these injuries are catastrophic spinal cord injuries. These injuries are defined as injuries that result in permanent damage to the spinal cord, often leading to partial or complete paralysis. The physical, emotional, and financial impacts of these…

Compensating Victims of Injuries Resulting from Motor Vehicle or Motorcycle Accidents in Alberta: Legal Implications for Cases Involving Contributory Negligence

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | March 13, 2023

Motor vehicle accidents are an unfortunate reality of modern life. Whether it’s a minor fender-bender or a more serious collision, accidents can cause serious physical and emotional trauma to those involved. In Alberta, the law provides a framework for compensating victims of motor vehicle accidents, but what happens when the victim was not wearing a…

Looking for the Best Alberta Motorcycle Accident Lawyer? Here’s What You Need to Know!

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | March 6, 2023

Motorcycle accidents can have devastating consequences, and the injuries sustained by victims can range from minor cuts and bruises to life-changing disabilities. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident anywhere in Alberta, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. Merchant…

Have you been Charged with Driving Under the Influence in Saskatchewan? We can help!

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | March 3, 2023

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense that can lead to severe legal consequences. In Saskatchewan, Canada, impaired driving charges are particularly strict, and those who are charged with drinking and driving can face hefty fines, license suspension, and even imprisonment. If you are charged with impaired driving in Saskatchewan,…

What is Shared Custody in a Canada Child Custody Case?

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | August 2, 2022

Shared custody is something of an outdated term as of March of 2021. That is because the Divorce Act changed to completely change how courts see and handle the care of minor children during a divorce or common law separation. Courts no longer speak in terms of custody at all: no shared, not joint, not…

Filing Taxes as a Common Law Spouse in Canada

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | July 29, 2022

Common law marriages, also known as adult interdependent partnerships, carry some benefits. They offer the same marriage benefits such as healthcare and hospitalization benefits, immigration benefits, access to records, inheritance rights, and the same division of property and potential spousal support rights that a traditionally married couples receive. They also get a fair number of…

What Happens if You Don’t Pay Child Support in Canada?

By Donald I.M. Outerbridge | July 25, 2022

Child support is every child’s right under Canadian law. Once your divorce decree is official your child support will be backed by court order. Believe it or not, failing to pay support is a crime here in Canada. While this is rarely the first enforcement step, it is one you could be facing. Bottom line:…