Learn About the Changes to Minor Injury Regulations in Alberta
In Alberta, a person can receive a set amount of compensation when filing a claim for minor injuries, such as soft tissue injuries, caused in a vehicle accident. The compensation amounts are usually capped. However, there have been recent changes to the Minor Injury Regulation where you may be able to receive a higher amount. … Continue reading Learn About the Changes to Minor Injury Regulations in Alberta
Factors That Determine Compensation for a Whiplash Injury
You can be traveling along in your vehicle doing everything you should do when another driver zips onto the scene and changes your life forever. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries to the head and neck, and whiplash is one of those injuries. Whiplash is a condition characterized by severe pain … Continue reading Factors That Determine Compensation for a Whiplash Injury
Is Depression a Disability in Canada?
While there is still some stigma attached to mental illness, and depression is sometimes not considered a “real” illness, help is available for Canadian citizens who experience severe mood swings or have been diagnosed with clinical depression. In addition to a wide range of services available through clinical and social service agencies, individuals may qualify … Continue reading Is Depression a Disability in Canada?
In any contest between an average human and an 1,100 kg auto, the human will undoubtedly be the loser. According to the British Columbia Coroner’s Service, there were nearly 400 fatal traffic-related pedestrians deaths in the province between 2010 and 2016. That’s nearly 50 per year or one each week. While accidents can and do … Continue reading Pedestrian Safety
Injured at the Gym – Can You Sue?
According to a recent poll conducted for the GoodLife Fitness website, improvements to personal health and wellness were at the top of the 2018 New Year’s resolutions list of more than one in three Canadians. Due in part to competition spurred by the proliferation of lower cost clubs such as the giant American chain Planet … Continue reading Injured at the Gym – Can You Sue?
Winter Driving Tips
From the beaches along its 27,000 metre long Pacific coastline to mountain peaks more than 4,500 metres high, the diverse beauty of British Columbia is unmatched. This variety, however, also means that drivers traversing the province will likely encounter a variety of road and weather conditions throughout the year. Even in mild weather, narrow mountain … Continue reading Winter Driving Tips
Diamond and Diamond Lawyers Featured in the Jerusalem Post
Diamond and Diamond Lawyers were recently featured in the Jerusalem Post. The article discusses the firm’s recent expansion into Vancouver and transition into a full-service firm (including: real estate, corporate law, family law, wills & estates and notaries and commission). Just one office in 2013, Diamond and Diamond now boasts 13 more offices across Canada … Continue reading Diamond and Diamond Lawyers Featured in the Jerusalem Post
Diamond and Diamond Widens Brand Awareness Lead Over Competition
Personal injury powerhouse, led by Jeremy Diamond, gains eleven percentage points in most recent survey Leger, the Research Intelligence Group, polled 500 Greater Toronto Area residents to determine brand awareness of personal injury firms. The results showed that, in the space of a year, Diamond and Diamond increased aided awareness of the firm by 11 … Continue reading Diamond and Diamond Widens Brand Awareness Lead Over Competition
How to Mount Your Phone in Your Car Properly
Distracted driving is a serious problem for drivers everywhere today. The Insurance Corporation of B.C. estimates that roughly 25 per cent of all crashes involve distracted driving. It kills approximately 78 people per year in B.C. While distractions are everywhere—from the stereo to passengers—one particular distraction is becoming more and more worrisome: your smartphone. Your … Continue reading How to Mount Your Phone in Your Car Properly