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03
Jul 2017

With the summer season in full swing, many Nova Scotians are riding their bikes to get from “point A” to “point B”. Unfortunately, too many car drivers don’t pay close enough attention to such cyclists and, as any experienced injury lawyer will tell you, accidents...

04
Jun 2017

Last week the Supreme Court of Canada released a decision which will have a significant impact on injury claims in Nova Scotia and across Canada. In Saadati v. Moorhead, the judges unanimously...

08
May 2017

It’s fair to say that the majority of Nova Scotians have some kind of involvement with social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Insurance companies know this and are increasingly using it as a means of denying legitimate injury claims. If you are injured and are involved in the injury claim...

01
Apr 2017

As experienced medical malpractice lawyers, we are often approached by Nova Scotia patients who feel that they've been injured through the negligence of their doctor or nurse. Where the allegedly negligent treatment was several years ago, one...

08
Mar 2017

Brain injuries are unfortunately common for Nova Scotians. The brain is particularly vulnerable to injury in car accidents, birth trauma, falls, workplace accidents, etc. The Brain...

14
Feb 2017

In Nova Scotia, injured victims of car accidents may have their level of compensation of limited to a "cap" set by legislation imposed by government. This limit only applies to general damages (otherwise known as pain and suffering)....

15
Jan 2017

As Nova Scotia car accident lawyers, we have helped many people who suffered serious injuries because of a car accident. Some of these accidents happened at low speeds, where there is little to no damage to the cars involved. And yet, the passenger goes on...

13
Dec 2016

Getting in a car accident of any kind can be a scary experience. Driving is a routine aspect of our day to day lives, but accidents can happen at any time even to the most cautious drivers. The stress and shock of a car...

28
Nov 2016

The impacts of having a newborn born with cerebral palsy are traumatic to new parents in Nova Scotia. The first years are often spent in search of community resources and finding ways to adjust to the care needs their beloved child. A potential medical malpractice suit is often not on the top of the...

14
Nov 2016

As Nova Scotia disability insurance lawyers, this is a question we hear very frequently. The short answer of whether CPP benefits are deducted from LTD benefits is: "yes, probably". The vast majority of the time, your LTD insurer will...

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