Geoff Aylward explains the Canadian Medical Malpractice System
The bankruptcy of an injured person affects the types of damages the claimant can keep in Newfoundland and Labrador.
An insurance policy replacement cost endorsement is invaluable if your vehicle is written-off.
A pre-existing condition does not undermine your claim for personal injury damages in Newfoundland and Labrador
You are entitled to full compensation for legitimate injuries caused or aggravated in a motor vehicle crash. This also holds true if you were injured in a previous motor vehicle accident or have other pre-existing conditions.
A structured settlement is the most essential component of a substantial settlement for a birth injury malpractice claim in Newfoundland and Labrador. It smooths the path for the appointment of the parents as guardians. The structured settlement provides important safeguards and savings.
Your family as parents and a profoundly disabled child benefit if you are the guardian of the property of your child. The settlement is intended to look after his or her lifelong needs. You know your child's needs and how to ensure your child's long-term benefit from a settlement. A separate blog addresses how the award from the malpractice claim is put to best use in a structured settlement.
This blog describes the steps you should take once you have been in an accident. Covid-19 requires extra caution and attention to detail. It does not stand in the way of your claim for personal injury damages.
What is the Limitation Period or deadline for bringing a Malpractice Claim? The statement of claim must be issued no later than A) two years from the date the claim arose B) two years from the date on which a claimant could first have reasonably discovered that the person suffered a malpractice ...
You have a malpractice claim if each of the following can be proven: The doctor did not meet a reasonable standard of care in providing or managing medical treatment. A higher standard of care is required of a specialist than a general practitioner. An error in judgment will not necessarily be...