Professional athletes are far more prone to injury than the average Calgarian, especially those taking to the stadium in the Calgary Stampede or skating out on the ice in the jersey of the Calgary Flames.
This is part of a series of articles produced by the legal professionals at Cuming & Gillespie in an effort to help the average resident of the Calgary area better understand Alberta's personal injury laws...
Most serious injuries are as sudden as they are traumatic. One minute you're walking down the sidewalk, driving down the road, or simply going about your work as usual, then suddenly your world is turned upside down by a trip and fall hazard, a car accident, or a workplace injury.
Every personal injury case in Calgary has certain common elements: one party owes another what is called a "duty of care," is negligent in that duty, and through that negligence causes injury to someone else.
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Because serious injuries are a relatively rare or even unique occurrence in the average Calgarian's life, most lack the experience to adequately predict what the recovery process will be like, how their professional and their family life will be affected, and how to get just compensation from the party(ies) responsible for causing them harm.
As a Calgary law firm dedicated to helping all injury victims understand their rights and get the justice they're entitled to, we've committed ourselves to publishing a series of articles explaining various aspects of personal injury law in Alberta and some common elements of personal injury cases heard in the Calgary courts.
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