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How to Find and Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer

Let’s say you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident or were injured in a slip and fall. To ensure full compensation for your personal injury, you want to retain a personal injury lawyer. But how do you find and choose one? Finding the names of personal injury lawyers is...

Maximum damages and how much you can claim

I often have clients telling me, “Let’s go for a million,” or “I won’t settle for anything less than $300,000.” Well, in Canada, the Supreme Court set the limit on what one can receive as compensation for pain and suffering. The limit was set in a 1978 decision...

Fight the “Cap”

The so-called “minor injury cap” legislation, also known as the Minor Injury Regulation (“MIR”) has been in place in Alberta since 2004. It offers limited maximum damages for pain and suffering for “minor” injuries to $4,000 (subject to adjustment for inflation). In...