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Personal Injury Law Blog

Read about the latest updates in personal injury law in Calgary, AB. Find in-depth answers to common questions our injury lawyers get. Learn about critical first steps right after an accident.
Winter Driving is Here. What to do if You Experience a Car Accident.

Winter Driving is Here. What to do if You Experience a Car Accident.

If you’re involved in a motor vehicle accident and suffer an injury, your legal rights may be the furthest thing from your mind. You may be confused about your next steps, and you may not realize how important your early actions are to a legal settlement later. Here’s a checklist to help protect your legal interests even before you call an injury lawyer.

Zhivov Law. What’s in a Name?

Zhivov Law. What’s in a Name?

Zhivov is a Russian surname meaning “life,” according to Mr. Vladimir Zhivov. While Russians have no problem spelling and pronouncing the word, it is a difficult name for many native English-speakers. From “Zivov” and “Zeevov” to “Zhibob” and “Zibob,” our managing counsel’s last name is frequently misspelled… “Zihov,” “Shivov,” “Shibob,” “Zhikov,” “Zikov,” “Shish kebab.” And how do you pronounce that? (He gets that a lot.) In English, it is pronounced “Zi-vahv.” That is “Zi” as in “Zip.”

The Use of Cleaning Logs in Escaping Liability in Slip and Fall Accidents

The Use of Cleaning Logs in Escaping Liability in Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of injury claims we see. People slip and fall for any number of reasons, and sometimes due to the negligence of others. Slip and falls can lead to strains and sprains, broken bones, or even serious brain injury. If a fall happens because of the failure of the property owner and occupier to keep the property safe, a claim can be made against that property owner and occupier for the damages that have been suffered as a result of the fall.

Loss of Income and Loss of Earning Capacity as a Result of an Accident

Loss of Income and Loss of Earning Capacity as a Result of an Accident

An injury caused by a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, or other type of accident can have serious and far-reaching consequences on your life. In addition to the pain and suffering resulting from the injuries sustained in the accident that begin immediately or soon after the accident, there exists the possibility of long-term, chronic pain and impairment that can reach well into the future.