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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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