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A New Zealander who came to Calgary as a specialized welder and ski instructor was practicing ski tricks at a Calgary-area gym when an accident occurred.
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.
Injuries to the spine are often among the most devastating non-fatal injuries we witness here at the Calgary personal injury law firm of Cuming & Gillespie.
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.
We've talked a great deal on this blog about car accidents in Calgary, the serious injuries they can cause, and your rights if you or a family member has suffered serious injuries or even a...
Spinal injuries are among some of the most serious injuries the human body can suffer.
Rick Castiglione, a former news anchor and current documentary producer whose work airs on CTV, had a recent brush with a potential brain injury that could have turned out far more tragic than it did.
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.