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Career Ending Injuries From A Fall – A Legal Claim

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Article edited by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. Permanent aggravation of pre-existing asymptomatic neck and low back degenerative disc disease requiring three past surgeries…

Injury Claims from Chronic pain neck and back, headaches, TMJ, anxiety, depression, somatic symptom disorder, and torn knee meniscus.

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Article edited by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. QUANTUM ASSESSMENTChronic pain neck and back, headaches, TMJ, anxiety, depression, somatic symptom disorder, and torn knee…

Calgary Bicycle Injury – When Hit by an Automobile

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Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta In 2016, Mr. Plaintiff was riding his bicycle and was run-over by the Defendant’s van. Mr. Plaintiff suffered the…

Quantum of damages for severe low back pain requiring fusion surgery, neck pain, and a mild brain injury concussion.

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Article edited by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. QUESTION PRESENTED: Your client was involved in a motor vehicle accident in early 2013. Immediately following…

Car Accident: What are example awards for a Husband or a Wife’s Claim for Loss of Consortium (Loss of Care, Guidance, Companionship and Sex?)

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Article edited by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. Damages for loss of consortium are codified in the Alberta Tortfeasors Act. These damages are claimed…

Car Accident: Quantum of Damages for PTSD and a Jaw Injury Requiring the Use of a Splint for Life with Headaches and Chronic Pain.

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Article edited by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. Question Presented: You have requested a quantum assessment regarding the injuries suffered by your female client,…

Case Summaries Considered For Pedestrian Hit In Marked Crosswalk

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Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta Question Presented: Assume that Mr. Plaintiff received the following injuries after being struck by a vehicle while he was…

Preserving AISH and Disability Benefits After Settling a Personal Injury Claim in Alberta and BC

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Preserving AISH and Disability Benefits After Settling a Personal Injury Claim in Alberta and British Columbia. Article written by Alena Storton, an Articling Student for Kubitz and Company, a firm…

Liability For a Car Hitting A Jogger Crossing In A Crosswalk in Calgary and Suffering A Brain Injury.

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Liability For a Car Hitting A Jogger Crossing In A Crosswalk in Calgary and Suffering A Brain Injury Article edited by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in…

Intervening Injuries

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Article by Ryan P. Lee, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta One of the most challenging problems when advancing a claim for personal injuries following an accident is proving...

Pre-Existing Injuries

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Article by Ryan P. Lee, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta One of the most challenging problems when advancing a claim for personal injuries following an accident is proving…

Whiplash in a Rear-End Collision

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Select Case Summaries for Whiplash in a Rear-End Collision Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta In 2013, Ms. Plaintiff’s car was rear-ended by the Defendant. …

Car Accident: Quantum of Damages for a Moderate Brain Injury

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Car Accident: Quantum of Damages for a Moderate Brain Injury. Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Jones (not his real name) was…

CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE

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CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE (Bicycle Accident) Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta Assume that Mr. Plaintiff is cyclist who gets injured when rides his bicycle through a…

The Benefits of Having a Lawyer Work on Your Car Accident Claim

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The Benefits of Having a Lawyer Work on Your Car Accident Claim Article by Ryan P. Lee, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta If you have been involved in…

Car Accident Case Review

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Car Accident Legal Case Review – Calgary, Alberta Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta In 2012, Ms. Plaintiff’s small car was rear-ended a ½ ton…

Car Accident: Quantum of Damages for Chronic Neck and Low Back Pain with Headaches, … Resulting in an Inability to Work.

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Calgary Car Accident Sample Case: Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. Quantum of Damages for Chronic Neck and Low Back Pain with Headaches,…

Quantum Case Summary of Stevenson v. Thompson

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Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta In the recent decision of Stevenson v. Thompson [2017] ABQB 51, the Court awarded the Plaintiff Stevenson $75,000.00 in…

Limitation Date

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Article by Ryan P. Lee, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta When involved in a motor vehicle collision or other injury-type incident, potential claimants are often unsure of how to…

Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 3

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Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. This article is part 3 and a continuation of our articles named Credibility in Personal Injury –…

Contributory Negligence

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Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta Assume that Mr. Plaintiff is a passenger who gets injured while travelling with an impaired driver. How would you…

Possible Range of Values for a Severe Brain Injury with Numerous Fractures and a Prior Brain Injury

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Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. Assume that Mr. Plaintiff, was injured in a motor vehicle accident. The driver of the car, in…

Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 2

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Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. This article is part 2 and a continuation of our article named Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 1 posted on February 26, 2016….

8th Annual PINOY Times New Year’s Gala and Outstanding Pinoy 2016 Awards Night

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Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta On January 21, 2017, the lawyers @ Kubitz & Company were delighted to attend the 8th annual PINOY Times…

The Civil Litigation Process – What to expect?

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Article by Ryan P. Lee, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta For most of our clients, suing after an injury is the first time they have dealt with the…

The Slip and Fall Claus(e)

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Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. This article will look briefly at the law of “occupier’s liability”. Imagine, if you will, Santa Claus…

Book Review of Courtroom Avenger

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Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta Chandler, Kurt, Courtroom Avenger: The Trials and Triumphs of Robert Habush, American Bar Association press, 2014. Courtroom Avenger is…

How to Get Your Medical Expenses Paid After a Car Crash Before You Sue

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Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. There are two ways to get your medical expenses paid after a car crash and before you…

How to Get Some Money to Live On if You Can’t Work After a Collision and Before you Sue

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Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. If you can’t work after a collision, the best sources of disability benefits is any disability plan…

Credibility and the Risks of Trial

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Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. At Kubitz & Company we try to take a reasoned approach to litigation. Civil litigation is a…

Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 1

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Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. In the recent decision of Bumstead v Dufresne, 2015 ABQB 787, the Plaintiff claimed to be suffering…

Defence Medical Examinations

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Article by Peter Trieu, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta If you have retained a personal injury lawyer after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident, you may be required…

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer

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Article by Walter W. Kubitz, Q.C., a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. If you have suffered a personal injury (such as a brain injury, fractured bones, whiplash injury, or…

Pain and Suffering Damages

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Article by Susan Fisher, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta When you sustain personal injury in an accident, your claim is based on losses that your lawyer thinks you…

Certified Medical Examinations

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Article by Susan Fisher, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta When you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, both your own insurer and the other party’s insurer may…

SEF 44 Policies

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Article by Susan Fisher, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta When you consult a personal injury lawyer, you may be surprised to be asked about your own insurance policies….

Loss of Earning Capacity

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Article by Susan Fisher, a personal injury lawyer in Calgary, Alberta When you sustain personal injury in an accident, your claim is based on losses that your lawyer thinks you…