Summer Safety: Key Considerations for Cabin Owners and Guests
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
3d ago
With cabin season underway, it is always early enough for property owners to take additional safety measures before opening the cabin or hosting their next event. When it comes to liability in the event of an accident, more than having a valid property insurance policy is often required. Cabin weekends are meant to be a time for relaxation and rejuvenation, so taking proactive steps to ensure your safety, family, and guests can make all the difference.  By implementing these simple precautions, you can create a safe and secure environment, allowing you to focus on enjoying all the beauty ..read more
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Navigating Medication and Prescription Medical Malpractice Claims
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
1w ago
Medication is a powerful tool in modern healthcare, but even minor errors in prescribing or administering drugs can have devastating consequences. Due to the frequency with which medications are prescribed and dispensed, an error may be made. When these errors cause harm to patients, it can be a deeply concerning and stressful experience. In Alberta, patients who suffer harm due to medication errors may have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. This blog will explore the complexities of medical malpractice claims related to medication and prescription errors in Alberta. It will identify co ..read more
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Brain Injury Awareness in Alberta
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
2w ago
Brain injuries can result from a multitude of reasons, such as car or pedestrian accidents, sports accidents, recreational activities, strokes, or other health-related situations. Depending on the severity of the injury, specific care, treatment, and rehabilitation may be required. If a brain injury is traumatic, an individual may be hospitalized. Many brain injuries are not visible, but they can have a devastating effect on an individual’s ability to live a healthy life.  June is designated as Brain Injury Awareness Month (BAIM) across Canada. Alberta joins the national chorus to raise a ..read more
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Sharing the Road Safely: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
3w ago
As the sun warms Alberta’s roads, motorcycles reappear, marking Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month’s arrival in May. This month serves as a vital reminder to all road users – motorists and motorcyclists alike – of the importance of sharing the road safely and the potential dangers of motorcycle accidents. While the freedom of the open road on a motorcycle is undeniable, it is crucial to acknowledge the inherent vulnerability riders face.  This blog will highlight the importance of motorcycle safety awareness for all road users and provide practical tips for riders and other drivers to help ..read more
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Cuming & Gillespie LLP Ranked Top Personal Injury Boutique Law Firm in 2024 by Canadian Lawyer
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
1M ago
Cuming & Gillespie LLP is proud to be named a Top Personal Injury Boutique Law Firm by Canadian Lawyer for 2024. To be recognized as the top personal injury boutique law firm by Canadian Lawyer is an acknowledgment by readers and peers across the country.  The skilled litigators at Cuming & Gillespie LLP exclusively practice personal injury law, including matters involving car or pedestrian accidents, recreational accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, and long-term disability claims.  Significant Honour to be Recognized as a Top Personal In ..read more
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Auto Insurance Reform in Alberta: At-Fault vs. No-Fault Insurance Systems
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
1M ago
Alberta’s roads are busy, and with that traffic comes the inevitable possibility of motor vehicle accidents. Unlike some provinces, Alberta currently operates under an “at-fault” insurance system. This means that after an accident, determining who is responsible significantly impacts how insurance handles the aftermath. On April 26, 2024, the Alberta Government released two new automobile insurance reform studies and launched a public automobile insurance reform survey to gather public feedback. Automobile insurance is an incredibly complex issue, and Albertans should be consulted about what t ..read more
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What To Know Before Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim After a Car Accident
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
2M ago
Being involved in a car accident — even a minor “fender bender” — is a traumatic experience. The shock of the crash tends to trigger a flood of adrenaline, shock and often emotions such as fear, anger and anxiety. You may suffer physical and mental injuries that can have serious and lasting impacts on your quality and enjoyment of life.  In short, the repercussions of a car accident can be stressful and complicated to deal with.  In the immediate aftermath, your priority should be ensuring the safety of everyone involved. It is important to undergo a full medical assessment to evalua ..read more
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Understanding Concussion Signs and Symptoms
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
2M ago
Concussions, often referred to as mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBIs), can occur as a result of various accidents but are particularly common in pedestrian/car accidents, recreational accidents, and sports. While the term “concussion” may imply a minor injury, the reality is far more complex, as these injuries can have profound implications for an individual’s health, well-being, and even their legal rights. This blog will explore the intricate landscape of concussion injuries within the context of personal injury cases, including accidents, sports and recreational accidents.  What is a ..read more
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Dog Attack Results in Fatality
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
2M ago
Dogs are often hailed as man’s best friend. However, that friendship can sometimes turn sour. Dog bites and dog attacks are unfortunate incidents that can lead to serious physical and emotional injuries, particularly when a vulnerable individual, such as a child, is involved. While most dogs are gentle and loving companions, any dog, regardless of breed or temperament, has the potential to bite or attack under certain circumstances. If a dog attack has injured you or a loved one, it is important to understand your rights and legal options when it comes to a personal injury claim. This blog aim ..read more
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Compensation for Children Who Are Injured in Accidents
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by Written on behalf of Cuming & Gillespie LLP
2M ago
As parents, we do everything we can to help our children. If injured in an accident, this might mean providing extra care and support and ensuring they can access the best possible treatment for a fast and full recovery. In this blog, we will look at the legal avenues by which compensation may be claimed for children who suffer injuries and related expenses due to car accidents.  Acting In The Best Interest Of The Child No parent wants to see their child injured. However, children are being driven around more than ever, and accidents happen quickly. So, what are the legal implications if ..read more
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