Calgary personal injury cases, including those that arise from serious car accidents, can be complex affairs.
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Car accidents are a daily occurrence in and around Calgary.While many of the accidents that occur are minor, all too many are more significant and lead to serious injuries.
Calgary, and the entire province of Alberta was built on a pioneering spirit that has made the most of the natural bounty in our environment.
Part 1 of this article introduced the concepts of negligence and duty of care, and made it clear that a true "cause of action" in the form of injury is a fundamental part of any Calgary personal injury case.
In Part 1 of this article, you learned three important things about personal injury law in Calgary: that the majority of personal injury cases stem from an act of negligence; that negligence occurs when a duty of care is violated; and that the negligence must lead to injury—to "real damages"—before a case should be brought to the Calgary courts. While this basic information may not shed much light on your own unique personal injury case, we hope it provides a solid understanding of the root of personal injury law in Calgary.
Personal injury law in Calgary is anything but simple.
At Cuming & Gillespie, one of Calgary's leading personal injury law firms, our legal team is dedicated to making sure everyone in Calgary has the information and access to representation they need in order to...
Here at Cuming & Gillespie, one of Calgary's premier personal injury law firms, we do our best to make sure everyone in Calgary has access to the information they need to protect their rights and...
Though Calgary is one of the safest cities in Canada—and the world—accidents can and do happen every day.
In Part 1 of this article, we introduced the concepts of duty of care—the legal notion that we all have a responsibility to prevent our actions from causing harm to others, and that others have the same responsibility not to harm us—and negligence—what happens when, through recklessness or carelessness, someone fails to live up to their duty of care. Both of these concepts are critical components of Calgary personal injury law.