In case any further evidence was needed that drinking and driving is a dangerous combination, alcohol is being considered a possible factor in a [recent Didsbury car accident that resulted in multiple life-threatening injuries.
In part one of this article, we briefly discuss some of the common aspects of paraplegia and quadriplegia—conditions caused by injuries to the spinal cord that are among the severe non-fatal diagnoses in the aftermath of serious Calgary car accidents. The common cause of paraplegia and quadriplegia (i.e. severe damage to the spinal cord) and the overall defining features of the disorder (i.e. paralysis and/or other impairment of function below the injury site) are not all that these two related diagnoses have in common.
Most of the car accidents that take place in Calgary are minor "fender benders" that cause superficial damage to the cars involved but that, thankfully, don't lead to serious injuries for the parties involved.
Calgary is one of the safest cities in the world, and offers world-class experiences in sports, arts, cuisine, and more.
According to reports, Calgary Police Service vehicles were involved in 368 collisions in 2014—almost exactly one for each day of the year.
The legal team at Cuming & Gillespie has helped many victims of brain injuries and their families rebuild their lives and rejoin their Calgary communities in a number of ways.
As reported in the Calgary Herald, a new study released by the United States' Institute of Medicine found that most people will experience at least one wrong or delayed diagnosis during their lifetime.
In another tragic accident that could have been prevented, two people have lost their lives and one remains critically injured following a single-vehicle rollover accident in which alcohol played a role, according to Calgary-area law enforcement.
When a medical professional in the Calgary area causes you unnecessary harm or injury due to their negligence or recklessness, you suffer more than the physical trauma of a prolonged illness or additional symptoms.
When you or a family member has been seriously injured in a car accident in the Greater Calgary Area, contacting a lawyer is probably the last thing on your mind.