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pre-judgment interest

Pre-Judgment Interest in Action: Jackson V. Cooper, 2022 ABKB 609

You may have heard the term “Pre-judgment Interest” during negotiations and the exchange of offers in your case. Pre-judgment interest is the interest awarded on non-pecuniary damages to recognize what you could have done with the money if it had been paid to you at the time your injury arose, on the date of the …

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Understanding the Whiplash-Associated Disorder (WAD) Classification

Whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) is the term used to describe a cluster of symptoms. Whiplash is one of the most common injuries in car accidents. Whiplash refers to a neck injury from the forceful motion of the neck, often experienced in rear-end collisions. This forceful motion can cause ligaments, muscles, nerves and spinal cord injuries. Symptoms …

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When to Get a Personal Injury Lawyer with James H. Brown and Associates

After a serious injury, it can be difficult for accident victims and their families to plan their next move. It’s important to protect everyone’s health, safety, and right to justice, but what does that actually mean? Should you reach out for legal advice right away, listen to the insurance company first, or wait and see …

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5 Things to Know About Filing a Statement of Claim in Alberta

If you are considering starting a lawsuit against the at-fault driver to recover compensation for your injuries in a car accident, get legal advice! Make sure you understand your rights.  If you do not file a Statement of Claim within the limitation period, you lose your right to sue. Outlined below is information about filing …

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5 Star Personal Injury Lawyer Review: Another Satisfied Client

Personal injury lawyer reviews are a great way to assess if an injury lawyer’s claims of customer service are legitimate or not. At James H. Brown and Associates we have over 250 years of combined injury law experience, precedent-setting injury claims, and some of the largest motor vehicle accident injury settlements in Alberta. But what …

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Section B Benefits

What Are Section B Benefits?

Motor vehicle accidents are stressful in and of themselves. When an accident causes injuries, the stress is compounded as accident victims require medical treatment but often do not have the means to pay. This is your auto insurance policy’s Section B benefits can help. In Alberta, injured parties are not responsible for costs associated with …

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