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New Treatment for Paralysis helps Humboldt Broncos Crash Victim Dec 12, 2019 Ryan Straschnitzki, a 20-year-old who sustained a catastrophic spinal injury in the Humboldt Broncos crash, recently underwent experimental and revolutionary surgery in Thailand, that has allowed him to move his legs and begin walking for the first time since he became paralyzed almost 20 months ago.
Applicant wins Insurance Dispute and is entitled to higher maximum Accident Benefits Dec 07, 2019 Accident victims who claim accident benefits under their vehicle insurance policy sometimes discover that they need medical and rehabilitation treatments that exceed their approved level of benefits under the Minor Injury Guidelines. This is what happened to a car accident victim, but she appealed her disputed claim. The Adjudicator ruled that the applicant demonstrated that the treatments recommended by her doctors are required and reasonable and therefore, she is eligible for the higher level of benefits.
Injuries resulting from Rear-end Collisions can be Life-changing Nov 08, 2019 Even when rear-end collisions cause minor damage to a car, the violent and unexpected jolt associated with these car accidents can result in serious and permanent injuries.
Video Evidence can be used against you in a Personal Injury Lawsuit Jul 16, 2019 Insurance companies often hire investigators to videotape claimants when there is any doubt about the severity of injuries alleged in a personal injury claim. Read about two lawsuits involving video evidence that challenged a plaintiff’s credibility.
Car Accident causes Back Injury and Chronic Pain Jul 10, 2019 In a 2019 civil action, the injured plaintiff was awarded over $415,000 in damages after a rear-end collision resulted in back pain and interfered with his ability to run his business as he once did.
Appeal Court finds Driver wholly liable for Catastrophic Spinal Injury Mar 07, 2019 A passenger in a mini-van suffered a life-changing spinal injury rendering him a quadriplegic, after being struck by a car that failed to check properly for traffic at an intersection. On appeal, the Court found the car driver 100% liable for the accident, overturning a decision finding that the driver and City of Hamilton were contributorily liable.