What Does The "Pain And Suffering" Cap Mean For You?
3 February 2015
If you've been injured in a car crash or other accident, you may be wondering whether you'll ever be able to return to your normal life. You may still be paying bills that began to pile up during your time off work, or find yourself responsible for medical expenses as a result of your accident. Although you may be able to recover these costs (along with compensatory damages for pain and suffering) from the person responsible for your injuries, the Canadian government has placed limits on the type of compensation you can receive.
Wrongfully Accused: 3 Possible Defenses To Assault
26 January 2015
The story of a wrongfully accused individual fighting just to convince a single soul of their innocence can make for great television. Unfortunately, this scenario quickly becomes far less entertaining when you are the person who has been wrongfully accused of a committing a serious crime, such as assault. Suddenly, you may find yourself facing the real possibility of spending years in prison and losing out on all of the things that matter most to you in this world.
The Difference Between A Legal Separation And A Divorce
13 January 2015
If you're interested in modifying or ending your marriage, there are two approaches you can take. You can get a legal separation or a divorce. A trial separation where the couple lives apart for some length of time does not require the involvement of the court system. A legal separation is an official, court mandated division of all marital properties (the primary objective). This legal separation is a more formal and significant step than a trial separation.
Injury From Neglect: Hiring A Lawyer To Help You Get Retribution
8 January 2015
Over the course of life, you can suffer many injuries. Injuring yourself can cause serious repercussions. You have to pay for hospital bills and deal with the indecencies of injury. Hurting yourself is bad enough, but what if you're hurt because of someone else's actions? When you are injured because of someone else's malicious intent, neglect, or imprudent actions, you should not be saddled with the burden of paying for your injuries.