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Disobeyed a traffic law and were injured in a car accident? You may still be eligible for compensation. May 16, 2018 If you were hurt in a car accident caused by another driver, you may be entitled to injury compensation even if you made a driving error or disobeyed a traffic law.
Avoid having your Insurance Claim denied because you lied or failed to disclose on your Application May 09, 2018 When applying for any type of insurance, be honest and include all information asked for. Most insurance claims are denied when the claimant lied or did not disclose some of their medical history.
‘At fault’ driver in Car Accident is liable for Damages when Injury later worsens May 01, 2018 Pain and physical limitations may worsen months or years after being injured in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, particularly if you have pre-existing injuries. In such a case, the at fault driver may be liable to pay damages for your worsening condition.
B.C. Couple wins Lawsuit against CRA for Malicious Prosecution Apr 15, 2018 If you are prosecuted maliciously and without proper purpose for a criminal offence and found innocent, you may have a case for malicious prosecution. The Canada Revenue Agency was recently found guilty in a B.C. Court and ordered to pay over $1 Million in damages after a judge found the CRA maliciously prosecuted a couple for tax evasion.
No Deadlines for filing a Sexual Assault Lawsuit Apr 11, 2018 Victims of sexual harassment and sexual assault are speaking out and the number of victims highlights the pervasiveness of these crimes in Canada. More victims are choosing to try their cases in civil court where the standard of proof is much lower than in criminal cases, and the limitation period no longer restrict civil actions.
U.S. Tennis Association found liable for Eugenie Bouchard's Head Injury due to Slip and Fall Accident Apr 07, 2018 Canadian tennis player, Eugenie Bouchard, slipped and fell on a wet locker room floor during the U.S. Open and suffered a head injury. The U.S. Tennis Association was found 75 % liable for her injuries and agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of damages.