When To Report A Motor Vehicle Accident And What Happens If You Neglect To Do So

When it comes to major accidents, most people know which steps to take, but when it comes to minor or less serious collisions, many feel confused by what to do. What everyone should know, however, is that, if you neglect to report select types of accidents, you could be confronted by serious consequences in the future. To help you avoid said consequences, we have put together a step-by-step guide in which we will tell you what exactly you need to do during the aftermath of the accident, and what would happen if you failed to do so. Read More

Guide To Damage Assessment In Personal Injury Cases

Following an accident in which you are injured, one of your first thoughts (after the initial assessment of your injuries) will most likely be in regards to compensation and how much you are owed. Unfortunately, it is pretty tough to assess damages, especially early on in the case. However, once the recovery period is in its advanced stages, after a series of treatments and therapy, a true assessment can be made. Read More

Criminal Possession Explained In Case of Tort Laws

One of the most common charges in Canada is the one of criminal possession. Despite this, the majority of people still do not understand what the term possession is actually referring to in the context of legality. To help you change this and potentially defend yourself against such charges in the future, we have put together a guide that will explain the term “criminal possession” and all its additional components. Read More

Why Is A Mediation Session Valuable In A Claim Case?

If two disputing parties have failed to negotiate a settlement, a court hearing may not be necessary. If the same two parties agree to explore further the possibilities of a settlement, a mediation session can be scheduled. At a mediation session the facts relating to a particular case get presented by four different individuals: The mediator, the plaintiff, the plaintiff’s lawyer and the lawyer for the defense. Read More

Know More About Punitive Damages In A Personal Injury Claim

If you have been injured because of behavior of another person, you could sue for damages. A financial reimbursement owed are damages. The money amount is to restore you back whole, or how you were before being injured. It is rare to be granted punitive damages. The person at fault must be found guilty of inconceivable, evil behavior. The punitive damages are awarded to punish the one at fault, not necessarily to make amends to you. If high punitive damages are awarded it is to send a message and they are not very likely to repeat their bad behavior due to the high cost associated with the punishment. Read More