CHANGES TO REPORTING AN ACCIDENT IN EDMONTON: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW STARTING SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

So, you’ve had a motor vehicle accident. You’ve exchanged contact and insurance information with the other driver at the scene of the accident, taken pictures of the damage, and spoken to any witnesses. You’ve noted anything important about the scene. The vehicles involved are driveable, and thankfully nobody needs an ambulance. You’ve called the police, but they’ve told you that they aren’t going to attend the scene, and you need to file a report. If the accident happened within the City of Edmonton, that used to mean going to a police station to file a report. Starting on September 29, 2022, that will no longer be the case. Continue Reading

Hollywood vs Reality

How much is my file worth?

We are often asked “how much is my file worth?” or “will I get a million dollars for my injuries?”. The fact of the matter is that determining what your injuries are worth in law is an art and not a science. No two cases are the same, and it all depends on your injuries and the impact that these injuries have had on you. This blog will discuss the way that injury claims work and the many different parts that make up an injury claim. Continue Reading

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY DENIES YOUR BENEFITS AFTER AN ACCIDENT? WHAT CAN YOU DO?

In Alberta, every auto insurance policy includes Section B benefits that can be claimed after you are in an accident, whether you are at fault or not. However, there are circumstances where your insurance company can deny your claim for benefits. This blog will discuss the instances where your insurance company can deny your claim, and what you can do about it. Continue Reading