Brain Injuries

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...

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...

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...

01
Nov 2016

In any legal case, the “burden of proof” (also known as the “standard” or “onus” of proof) is the level of proof required for the person bringing the case forward to prove the liability of the defendant. Making allegations does not in itself prove a case. Cases must be proved through the...

04
Sep 2016

For a variety of reasons, there is a lot of misunderstanding about brain injuries and their effects on someone's life. Unfortunately, many doctors who don't specialize in this area are also under misconceptions which can lead to...

24
May 2016

A traumatic brain injury is one of the most troubling and frustrating consequences of car accidents. Car accident victims who suffer from a traumatic brain injury often find difficulty getting appropriate treatment and fair compensation because many of the symptoms of a...

07
Apr 2016

Nova Scotia cerebral palsy lawyers help families and children who have cerebral palsy caused by medical malpractice. Unfortunately, doctors, nurses and hospitals do not always provide the parents with the real reasons that cause their child’s brain damage and other medical problems.  When a baby is injured prior to birth, during labor and delivery, or after birth due to a medical mistake, it...