In Part 1 of this article, we looked at the basis of wrongful death lawsuits under Alberta's personal injury laws.
Mingling medicine and the law has always been a complex and uncertain process, and the practice of personal injury law in Calgary makes that perfectly clear every day.
As reported in the Calgary Sun, a gas station attendant who attempted to prevent a customer from driving off without paying for their fuel has succumbed to her injuries and died after she was run over and dragged beneath the drive-off's truck.
The basic concept behind personal injury law is simple: if your actions cause real harm to someone else's body, you should compensate them for the costs of their injuries.
Personal injury suits often hinge upon proving the extent of an injury and the degree to which the plaintiff's life is impacted by their injury or injuries.
Every case before the Calgary courts—-both criminal cases and civil cases—is about determining the truth.
Medical professionals, in the Calgary area as elsewhere, are expected to help us heal and keep us healthy, and most of the time they do a great job at it.
ATVs—all-terrain-vehicles—are a source of fun and adventure for many in the Calgary area and throughout Alberta.
Personal injury law—and personal injury lawyers—are frequently misunderstood.
Few things, if any, are more tragic or taken more seriously by the law than the unnecessary and premature ending of a life.