In the last few years, electric scooters (“e-scooters”) have become a popular way of getting around in Edmonton and other cities across Alberta. While this new and convenient mode of transportation has many perks, there are still many issues surrounding safety and legalities that should be considered before riding.
As the COVID-19 cases increase in Alberta, it is becoming more apparent that Alberta’s health-care system is becoming overwhelmed. This makes it difficult for people to access hospital services such as surgeries in a timely manner. According to Alberta Health Services, around 235 surgeries were delayed from late October through to November 2 and around 95 surgeries per week have been postponed since. Considering these delays and other reasons, people have started to look towards treatment in other countries. For some people, it is attractive to treat in other countries because the treatment is possibly faster and cheaper. However, there are three important factors to consider before making the decision to treat outside of Canada.
It’s almost summertime and as more people head out onto the sidewalks and streets, it’s more important than ever for drivers and pedestrians to look out for each other.
Suffering from a concussion after a car accident is common. In fact, car accidents are one of the leading causes of concussions in Canada.
In 2017 there were 1,637 collisions in Edmonton caused by a vehicle turning left across the path of oncoming traffic. Unsafe left turns were the second most frequent cause of collisions in Edmonton in 2017, and 20% of those collisions resulted in injuries.
In this fast-paced day and age, where many traditional business and service models are changing, it is not uncommon for people to be without a family doctor or regular doctor who they see on a consistent basis.
As personal injury lawyers, we cannot emphasize enough the importance of a family doctor, or seeing the same physician on a consistent basis, to a personal injury claim. This blog post outlines the important role that a family doctor has in a personal injury claim.