When someone that you love dies, this is going to take a tremendous emotional toll on the entire family and loved ones. It is also capable of causing significant hardship in terms of finance. Laws in each province of Canada provide comprehensive means to ease the burden when a person or an entity is actually responsible for causing the death of the deceased. It is particularly important to understand that there are different categories of compensation which are available if you manage to drive your wrongful death case to success. (more…)
Month: April 2017
Filing A Defective Product Liability Claim – What Limits To Consider?
If you have been injured by a product that you’ve used and you want to sue in order to recover the damages that you’ve sustained, you would have to file the claim within a certain time frame in order to ensure that everything is handled properly. The legal term for the time limit is called the statute of limitations and it is particularly important when it comes to product liability claims. (more…)
What Are The Legal Options of A Pedestrian That Is Hit By A Vehicle?
Now, for the most parts, if a pedestrian has been in an accident or was hit by a vehicle, he will most likely file his claim towards the driver of the car. However, based on the situation, as a victim, you know it is your right to file your claim towards the city municipality where you have been injured due to the accidents. This is the case when the streets or the traffic control devices such as signs or traffic lights have been unsafe and have made the accident possible. (more…)
In Medical Malpractice Cases Is Misdiagnosis A Valid Point?
The truth is that a significant number of medical malpractice cases tend to derive from either delayed diagnosis or from a misdiagnosis of a certain medical condition, injury or illness. When a doctor’s mistake leads to a treatment which is incorrect, delayed or skipped entirely, the condition of the patient can get a lot worse a lot quicker and the patient might even die. With this being said, a diagnosis error itself, however, is not enough on its own to provide legal merits for a medical malpractice lawsuit. (more…)
Insurance Company Says The Car Is Totaled – What To Do Now?
If you’ve been involved in a car accident, there are quite a few things that you have to be aware of. How do you proceed if the insurance company says that your car is a total loss? What happens if you definitively disagree with the valuation of the insurer? These are all questions that you need to be able to answer in order to ensure that everything is handled properly. Let’s have a look at a few commonly asked questions. (more…)
Types of Damages Covered In Your Personal Injury Claim
The first thing that you need to understand is that the financial compensation in a personal injury case is referred to as “damages”. You can collect them from the at-fault party or from the insurance company, depending on the circumstances. With this in mind, let’s have a closer look at the overall concept of damages. (more…)