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Possible Drunk Driving Leads to Serious Calgary Car Accident

The Calgary Police Service are reporting a belief that alcohol and excessive speed were both factors in a serious accident that took place shortly after 2:30am on Saturday, October 24th, leaving two drivers with minor injuries and a third at Foothills Hospital in life-threatening condition.

Calgary Man Left Blind and Paraplegic Unable to Find Housing

After a car accident left one Calgary man blind and paraplegic, bound to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, he felt especially fortunate to own his own home. He was able retrofit his home to make it wheelchair accessible, and made other alterations to better accommodate his new capabilities.

Quadriplegia and Paraplegia Following a Calgary Car Accident: Part 2

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.