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Psychological Injuries and Compensation: The Invisible Scars of Car Accidents

The aftermath of an MVA can lead to a range of psychological issues, including PTSD, anxiety disorders, depression, and survivor guilt. These invisible scars can significantly impact daily life, work performance, relationships, and overall well-being.
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Using Dash Cam Footage to Enhance Security and Streamlining Car Accident Insurance Claims

At its core, a dash cam or dashboard camera is designed to record every detail of your journey, ensuring that every moment is captured—from mundane commutes to unexpected incidents. They can also automatically save footage of the moments before, during, and after a collision, providing irrefutable evidence of the event.
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Common Mistakes to Avoid in Alberta Injury Settlements

Avoid these mistakes to ensure you don't find yourself lost in the maze of legal nuances, ensuring a fair and accurate representation of your case.
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How Social Media Can Make or Break Your Personal Injury Claim

Consider this: a seemingly innocent social media post celebrating a night out could be misconstrued by insurance companies as evidence that you are not as injured as claimed. The information you share online has the power to either bolster or undermine your case. Understanding the critical role social media plays in the legal landscape is essential for safeguarding your claim's integrity.
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Determining Fault in Alberta Parking Lot Accidents

Navigating fault in Alberta parking lot accidents can be like solving a complex puzzle. With regulations, evidence, and interpretations at play, the stakes are high and the nuances are paramount. Factors such as vehicle speed, right of way, and driver actions all play crucial roles in determining liability. Witness statements, collision reports, and even seemingly minor details can shift the scales of fault. Understanding the interplay of these elements is essential for unraveling the intricacies of fault determination in parking lot incidents in Alberta.
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Edmonton Collision Reporting Centre: How to Report a Traffic Collision in Edmonton

When you find yourself involved in a car accident in Edmonton, the Collision Reporting Centre is where you need to go to document the incident and assess the damage to your vehicle. Read our comprehensive guide that will demystify the reporting process and equip you with the knowledge to navigate the collision reporting process confidently.
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How Personal Injury Lawyers Help with Insurance Companies and Negotiations

Personal injury lawyers handle communication with the insurance companies, gathering evidence, negotiating settlements, and guiding you every step of the way. Understanding laws like statutes of limitations and comparative negligence rules will protect your rights. You deserve fair compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Don't face the insurance company alone - let a lawyer be your advocate.
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What to Do If You Have Been A Victim of a Hit and Run Accident in Edmonton?

Hit and run accidents and collisions with uninsured drivers can leave victims with few options for recourse. Failing to remain at the scene of an accident is a criminal offence that can result in jail time, but what if the offender is never found? And what if the driver is uninsured or driving with expired insurance? Keep reading to learn more.
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What to Do After a Car Accident in Alberta?

Unfortunately, car accidents happen. Despite how careful and diligent someone might be, there is no way to predict or control someone else’s negligence behind the wheel. So, what should you do (and not do) once you have gotten into a car accident? Edmonton car accident lawyer Sangin (Sam) Safi provides some important guidelines to learn and follow if you ever find yourself in this unfortunate situation.
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How Long Does It Take to Get a Settlement After a Car Accident?

A car accident claim can be time-consuming. This article covers the timeline, potential delays, average payout, reasons for settlement delays, and lawyer fees.
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Common Myths About Car Accident Claims

There are several common misconceptions surrounding car accident claims that can often lead individuals to make misguided decisions. It is essential to address these misconceptions to ensure a better understanding of the claims process and the rights of those involved. Keep reading as we debunk misconceptions and provide accurate information to confidently navigate the Alberta personal injury legal system.
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Common Misconceptions about Wills & Estates in Alberta

Many people fail to get a Will done for the wrong reasons such as “I do not have many assets”.  However, surprisingly, many people also get a Will done for the wrong reasons such as “If I do not have a Will, the government will take all of my assets”.  Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation about this very important area of the law.
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Estate Planning for Blended Families in Alberta

Estate planning is important for anyone; however, it becomes even more crucial when blended families are involved.
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Are DIY Will Kits Legal and Valid in Alberta?

In our quest for shortcuts and DIY solutions, it's important to recognize when it's best to seek professional help. While handling things on our own can feel like a win, shortcuts shouldn't be taken when it comes to something as important as creating a will. This raises the question: are will kits legal in Alberta?
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