How A Lawyer Can Help Determine If You Have A Claim For Compensation For Personal Injury In A Dangerous Premises Claim

October 21, 2008 by  
Category: Personal Injury Law

If someone is injured on someone else’s property, a lawyer can help in determining whether or not the injured person has a claim for compensation. The first thing we have to look at is whether there was some negligence on the part of the occupier, landlord or owner of the land. There are a number […]

Wrongful Death Claims.

April 28, 2008 by  
Category: Wrongful Death

In order to make a claim for compensation, there must be three factors present. You must be able to prove that someone was negligent. For instance, in a traffic accident, you have to be able to prove that somebody else was responsible for the death. Also, the death has to ensue from the injuries suffered […]

Is There A Time Limit For Seeking Compensation In A Case Of Negligence Causing Death?

April 23, 2008 by  
Category: Wrongful Death

There are always time limits involved. In British Columbia, the normal limitation period for a negligence accident is two years, but there are a number of factors that affect those time limits. Discoverability is one way that the limit can be extended. For instance, in a medical setting, a doctor may implant a medical device […]