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Jamie Cuming Discusses Capping Non-Pecuniary Damages in Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Posted in: Our Firm // Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie
May 16, 2018

Our managing partner, James D. Cuming, recently discussed the impact that non-pecuniary damage caps have on personal injury accident victims. Jamie notes that since Alberta’s last tort reform in 2004, when the cap for minor injuries was set at $4,000 ($5,080 now, with inflation), 85% of personal injury claims have been removed from the system without litigation being pursued.

Read Jamie’s full comments in the latest issue of Canadian Lawyer magazine here.



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