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Tips for Your Motorcycle Commute with James H. Brown

With summer getting closer every day, many Edmontonians are excited to take their motorcycles out in the city. However, it is critical that motorcyclists take precautions to ensure safety for everyone on the road, including themselves. To help get you started, you’ll find James H. Brown and Associates’ top tips for motorcycle commute safety below. …

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General Damages, Special Damages, and the Minor Injury Cap

In 2004, the Provincial Government passed legislation limiting damage awards for persons injured in motor vehicle accidents (“MVA”). When people refer to the “minor injury cap” or just “the cap”, or certain injuries being “capped”, this is what they are referencing. It is important to keep in mind that not all MVA injuries are subject …

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What to Do if You’re Involved in a Bicycle Accident

Cycling is a great way to commute and exercise, but it is not without risk. Each year, many Edmontonian cyclists are seriously injured in accidents with motorists, some of which cause both short and long-term consequences for cyclists and their families. If you or a loved one are planning on biking in the city, you …

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Accidents with Uninsured Drivers: How MVAC Can Help

A motor vehicle accident with an uninsured driver is considered one of the worst-case scenarios for anyone. However, when you or a loved one is seriously injured, things can become even more overwhelming quickly. After an accident, the most important thing is securing financial compensation to cover victims’ medical expenses. If the at-fault driver doesn’t …

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Safe Cycling in Calgary with James H. Brown

With warm summer days on the horizon, many Calgarians are looking forward to biking during their morning commute. While cycling is a great way to start and finish your working day, it can also be dangerous if you don’t take the appropriate precautions. According to the Alberta Bicycle Association, nearly a quarter of bicycle accidents …

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7 Tips for Safe Quadding with James H. Brown

With summer just around the corner, many Albertans are thinking about hitting the trails on their ATVs, side-by-sides, and other recreational vehicles. Whether you’re looking at Lakeland Provincial Park, the Richardson River Sand Dunes, Iron Horse Trail, or one of Alberta’s other ATV destinations, safety is key to getting the most out of your next …

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4 Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore After a Car Accident

At some point, every driver will likely be involved in some kind of incident in their vehicle. This past winter in Calgary, there were countless incidents on the roads resulting from poor conditions, unsafe driving, or even just plain bad luck. Thankfully, the vast majority of incidents are minor, ranging from parking lot scrapes to …

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Winter Car Accidents: How Late is Too Late to Seek Compensation?

Imagine this: this past winter, you were involved in a car accident on Alberta’s treacherous roads. At the time, you didn’t think your injuries were that severe, and after filing your police report, you carried on with your daily routine, perhaps a little bit more sore than usual, but nothing serious (or so you thought). …

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Signs You or a Loved One Have Suffered a Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are some of the most common injuries suffered in car accidents. Their diagnosis is becoming increasingly common, not because people are hitting their head more, but because we better understand the short and long-term effects of brain trauma. Even a seemingly minor brain injury can have long-term consequences for you and …

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