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Further Clarity Regarding the Minor Injury Regulation

March 17, 2015 | Cynthia P. Carels

Since 2004, Plaintiffs who have sustained soft tissue injuries in motor vehicle accidents in Alberta have faced the challenge of determining whether their injuries fall within “the cap” on minor injuries, as prescribed by the Minor Injury Regulation, Alta Reg 123/2004 . Miller...

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Medical Revocation of Drivers’ Licenses

February 23, 2015 | Cynthia P. Carels

A 92 year old man’s driving in the parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly in Mayville, Wisconsin, is the latest viral video sensation to capture the world’s attention, as he hit 9 vehicles while trying to exit his stall. This video...

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Underinsured Defendants

February 13, 2015 | Cynthia P. Carels

The story of Edmonton bicyclist Rylan Kafara has caught the attention of many Albertans this week. Kafara has been handed a $6,200.00 bill for damages he allegedly caused to an SUV in 2013, while riding his bike. Although Kafara was...

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Placing A Value on Wrongful Death Claims

January 19, 2015 | Cynthia P. Carels

Bereavement Damages   When a family member dies as a result of an accident, placing a monetary value on the grief of their loved ones is a challenge.  Alberta is just one of three provinces in Canada that prescribes legislated...

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Welcome!

January 12, 2015 | Cynthia P. Carels

Welcome to the Miller Thomson Personal Injury Blog! Our Miller Thomson Personal Injury Team understands that being injured is a stressful time for victims. Figuring out how to deal with the damages only adds to that stress. It may be...

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Help Us Help You

January 12, 2015 | Cynthia P. Carels

If you have been injured, recovery is usually your primary focus. That said, there are a number of things you can do to benefit BOTH your physical recovery AND your legal recovery of compensation: 1. Follow your doctor’s orders Seek...

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