Back to school is now here as is the fall season and our favorite times of the year, the holiday season. Traffic on our roads has increased and with that increase in traffic, there is an increase in the amount of accidents. Many of these MVA collisions can be avoidable.
One of the unfortunate realities of using cars as a mode of transportation is the fact that some people involved in motor vehicle collisions will die. Fatality car accidents occur every day all over the world. In 2018, Canada recorded 1743 deaths as a direct result of motor vehicle collisions. Alberta recorded 290 deaths in 2017.
The most important thing you can do to help your personal injury claim is to tell your doctor EVERYTHING that is wrong with you after the accident. This includes aches and pains and even emotions that you think cannot possibly be from the accident.
New Police Powers to Seize Vehicles and Impose Fines: Changes to Alberta’s Drinking and Driving Laws
This June a new law was introduced in the Provincial Legislature, called the Provincial Administrative Penalties Act. It was passed in July and it makes a number of changes to drinking and driving laws, giving additional powers to police.
If you are injured in a car accident that was not your fault you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries from the at-fault driver’s insurance company.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live our daily lives and has forced the government to make orders restricting how we interact with each other.