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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 If you have been involved in a car accident in Calgary, or anywhere else for that matter, the…

Car Accident Case Review

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Car Accident Legal Case Review – Calgary, Alberta In 2012, Ms. Plaintiff’s small car was rear-ended a ½ ton pickup truck driven by the Defendant here in Calgary, Alberta.  Before…

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: Quantum of Damages for Chronic Neck and Low Back Pain with Headaches, Shoulder Injury and Psychological Injury, Resulting in an Inability to Work. In this…

Quantum Case Summary of Stevenson v. Thompson

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In the recent decision of Stevenson v. Thompson [2017] ABQB 51, the Court awarded the Plaintiff Stevenson $75,000.00 in general damages (whereby the damage award was reduced by 20% for…

Limitation Date

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When involved in a motor vehicle collision or other injury-type incident, potential claimants are often unsure of how to proceed, are intimidated by the legal system, would prefer not to deal…

Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 3

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This article is part 3 and a continuation of our articles named Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 1 and Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 2. In the recent…

Contributory Negligence

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Assume that Mr. Plaintiff is a passenger who gets injured while travelling with an impaired driver. How would you begin to assess the Plaintiff’s contributory negligence? We recently worked on…

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

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Assume that Mr. Plaintiff, was injured in a motor vehicle accident. The driver of the car, in which he was a passenger, was impaired and the car rolled. Mr. Plaintiff…

Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 2

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This article is part 2 and a continuation of our article named Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 1 posted on February 26, 2016. There is no diagnostic technique, machine or medical device that can objectively prove…

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

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On January 21, 2017, the lawyers @ Kubitz & Company were delighted to attend the 8th annual PINOY Times New Year’s Gala and Outstanding Pinoy 2016 Awards Night. We had…

The Civil Litigation Process – What to expect?

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For most of our clients, suing after an injury is the first time they have dealt with the court system. Many hesitate to pursue a legitimate claim because of the…

The Slip and Fall Claus(e)

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This article will look briefly at the law of “occupier’s liability”. Imagine, if you will, Santa Claus coming down the chimney on Christmas Eve. He squeezes out through the bottom…

Book Review of Courtroom Avenger

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Chandler, Kurt, Courtroom Avenger: The Trials and Triumphs of Robert Habush, American Bar Association press, 2014. Courtroom Avenger is the inspiring story of renowned Wisconsin plaintiff’s lawyer, Robert L. Habush….

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

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There are two ways to get your medical expenses paid after a car crash and before you sue the at fault driver. If you have a health plan through your…

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

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If you can’t work after a collision, the best sources of disability benefits is any disability plan that you have through your work. If you have WCB coverage, you can…

Credibility and the Risks of Trial

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At Kubitz & Company we try to take a reasoned approach to litigation. Civil litigation is a risk balancing exercise, both for the plaintiff and for the defendant.  For every…

Credibility in Personal Injury – Part 1

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In the recent decision of Bumstead v Dufresne, 2015 ABQB 787, the Plaintiff claimed to be suffering from chronic pain resulting in severe disability that prevented him from working since…

Defence Medical Examinations

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If you have retained a personal injury lawyer after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident, you may be required to attend a Defence Medical Examination (DME) at the request of…

How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer

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If you have suffered a personal injury (such as a brain injury, fractured bones, whiplash injury, or chronic pain), or if a loved one has been killed, it can be…

Pain and Suffering Damages

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When you sustain personal injury in an accident, your claim is based on losses that your lawyer thinks you would be able to prove if your case went to trial. Although…

Certified Medical Examinations

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When you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, both your own insurer and the other party’s insurer may be able to have you attend for a medical examination at…

SEF 44 Policies

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When you consult a personal injury lawyer, you may be surprised to be asked about your own insurance policies. Many people think that the other person’s insurance is the one…

Loss of Earning Capacity

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When you sustain personal injury in an accident, your claim is based on losses that your lawyer thinks you would be able to prove if your case went to trial….