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10 Things You Should Know About Calgary Personal Injury Law: Part 2

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.

Private and Public Duty of Care in Calgary Personal Injury Cases: Part 2

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.