Personal Injury Claims & Sports Injuries

 

suing for personal injury for injuries while playing a sport

Playing sports – especially contact sports – brings with it an inherent risk of injury. Most injuries sustained playing sports are relatively minor, for example, scrapes, bruises, or sprain/strain injuries. However, more serious injuries, like fractures or concussions, while less common, are certainly a realistic possibility.

In these instances, would a player have a personal injury claim to pursue for the injuries sustained while playing their sport? This blog will look at the potential claims to be pursued, and some of the issues that can arise with these types of claims.

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Visiting Walk-In Clinics During your Recovery

walk in clinics after a motor vehicle accident

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Developing an ongoing relationship with your doctor is invaluable, especially during your recovery from an accident. However, finding a family physician has become increasingly difficult for Albertans in recent years, and doctors accepting new patient are almost unheard of. Not having a regular doctor is the norm, and this has led meany people to seek primary care from Medicentres and walk-in clinics.

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Motorcycle Awareness Month

motorcycle safety tips awareness May month share road safety

 

 

 

Motorcycle Safety Tips:

With the weather improving and the sun coming out, many of us are eager to get on the road with our motorcycles. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider, you must follow good safety practices. Motorcycle accidents have a much higher fatality rate than car accidents since motorcycles don’t offer the same level of protection from airbags and seatbelts. As such, taking precautions can help avoid devastating consequences.

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What happens to my car accident injury claim if I wasn’t wearing a seatbelt

if I Wasn't wearing a seatbeltcan i still claim for personal injury

The everyday reality of seatbelts

Seatbelts are essential. For most of us, tying our seatbelts as soon as we sit down in a car is as second nature as breathing – we almost don’t notice that we even do it.

The reason for this is simple: our Canadian society has widely accepted that wearing a seatbelt helps keep us safe while we ride in a car as a driver or a passenger, because it can entirely prevent, or significantly reduce, any injuries we may have if we were in a car accident.

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Does your personal injury settlement money form part of divorce settlement

personal injury settlements awards form part of divorce proceedings

If you are getting divorced, you may be curious as to whether or not your ex-spouse is entitled to any or possibly all of your personal injury settlement. The answer is not a simple yes or no, and it is important to understand that there are many considerations that the law takes into account when making the decision.

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Whiplash Injuries Uncovered

 

Whiplash injuries usually happen because of the sudden back-and-forth motion of the head, arising due to car accidents, high-impact incidents or sports collisions. The unexpected impact results in a violent forward and backward head motion that strains the neck’s muscles, ligaments and tendons. Suffering a whiplash injury can be both painful and overwhelming. Symptoms typically emerge within 24 hours and include neck pain, stiffness, headaches, fatigue and in some cases, even cognitive issues.  When facing such an injury, knowing how the liability is ascertained and the type of evidence required to prove a whiplash injury is crucial.  In this article, we shall have a look into these aspects.

 

Establishing Liability in Whiplash Cases

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