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Questions to Ask a Real Estate Lawyer

When you retain an Edmonton real estate lawyer you’re rarely looking for someone who will guide you through a single transaction. You are instead looking for a partner who will be with you through all the real estate transactions you might make over a lifetime. This is especially true of those who wish to invest…

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News: Motorcyclist on strikes pole, dies in Edmonton

EDMONTON, AB – A motorcyclist is dead after they lost control and slammed into a pole Wednesday morning, according to Canada Police Report. Officers were dispatched to Yellowhead Tr and Fort Rd around 10:50 a.m. Wednesday morning. A Honda driven by a 24-year-old man was driving westbound on Yellowhead Tr when, for reasons unknown, they…

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News: Edmonton crash kills pedestrian

EDMONTON, AB – A crash in northwest Edmonton took the life of a pedestrian Wednesday, according to Canada Police Report. The incident occurred around 10:05 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of 142 St and 153 Ave. A Subaru driven by a 31-year-old  was traveling north on 142 St when it strayed off the road and…

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How Does Distracted Driving Impact an Alberta Personal Injury Award?

If the driver of the vehicle who hit you was texting while driving then you could have a much stronger case. For one thing, RCMP now treats distracted driving as a form of impaired driving.    The penalty for driving while distracted is a $300 fine and 3 demerit points. Drivers don’t go to jail…

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How Product Liability Cases Work

A product liability case happens when a company puts out a defective or dangerous product that causes harm to customers even when they’re using the product correctly. The way the case will be handled will be determined by whether there was a contract involved in the sale or not. If there was no contract, certain…

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Why Fault Matters in Your Alberta Personal Injury Case

The determination of fault is one of the issues that will take front and center in your personal injury case. It will determine whether you can recover funds in a claim, and it will determine how much of the claim you can cover.   Your personal injury lawyer’s job will be, in part, to reduce…

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What Is Fair Compensation For Your Pain and Suffering?

The law acknowledges that pain and suffering are experiences people should not be put through, and that they have a negative impact on a person’s quality of life. Thus, having to face them is a kind of damage. In Canada, there is a $364,000 cap on pain and suffering awards. Whether you consider this amount…

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