Even moderately severe car accidents can have long-lasting effects. When car accident survivors sustain whiplash-associated disorders, they may experience disruptive physical symptoms for weeks or even months after their collisions. As a result of their soft tissue injuries, they might be forced to miss work or incur other financial losses. To learn more about whiplash associated disorders and their potential impacts on an accident victim’s life, click here.
Driving in a major urban centre like Calgary can be challenging. Sharing the road with thousands of commuters, navigating construction zones and detours, paying attention to traffic signals and directional signs, and staying mindful of pedestrians and cyclists can be overwhelming for drivers in the city. And although motor vehicle accidents can happen anywhere at any time, certain intersections in Calgary have been proven to be more dangerous than others. To learn more about locations that require a bit more vigilance about personal safety, click here.
Motor vehicle accidents can result in a wide range of injuries of varying levels of severity. But regardless of how drastic or impactful they may be, any accident-related injury has the capacity to significantly disrupt someone’s life. Even injuries considered to be “minor” can cause an individual to miss work, seek out medical treatments and physical rehabilitation therapies, and incur additional expenses. They may also suffer non-pecuniary losses, such as pain and suffering. However, in Alberta, non-pecuniary damages resulting from minor injuries are subject to a payment cap. To learn more about the current minor injury regulations, click here.