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Know Your Legal Rights as a Motorcyclist

Make Safety the Priority this Spring As spring arrives, all motorists need to take extra precaution as motorcyclists and cyclists return to the road. Motorcycle accidents can be life-threatening and can require expensive medical treatment and care. Early investigation of the accident is critical. At James H. Brown and Associates, our motorcycle accident lawyers utilize Accident Reconstruction Engineers to ensure evidence is preserved to properly investigate your case. Motorcyclists have the same rights as drivers of other types of motor vehicles and must follow the same rules of the road. Motorcycles may appear to be travelling faster than they are [...]

2019-05-01T10:55:56+00:00

Insurance Companies Avoid Paying Unrepresented Claimants

Insurance companies use various strategies in an effort to get unrepresented claimants to settle their claims prematurely, often for far less than fair value. In Alberta an injury claimant must file a claim with the court before the “limitation period” expires. If a claimant fails to file a proper claim prior to the limitation deadline the claimant loses the right to make a claim. Insurance companies use various strategies in an effort to get unrepresented claimants to settle their claims prematurely, often for far less than fair value. In Alberta an injury claimant must file a claim with the court [...]

2019-01-16T08:21:57+00:00

What Every Injured Person Should Know

As an injured victim you want to be fairly compensated for your pain and suffering as well as all financial losses suffered as a result of your injuries. Insurance companies, on the other hand, have no interest in seeing that you are fairly compensated. They are in business to make a profit and the less they pay out to claimants like you the more money they will make. This is known as an adversarial relationship – your interests are directly opposite to the interests of the insurance company. As an injured victim you want to be fairly compensated for your [...]

2019-01-16T08:21:05+00:00

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