Minor Injury Assessment in Alberta

We will review an Alberta Court of King’s Bench decision, published on March 14, 2023 referenced as Couch v Olatiregun, 2023 ABKB 104 (CanLII). This was a case involving a rear end collision which occurred on April 13, 2017.  The Defendant, who was unrepresented, and did not attend the trial, was found 100% at fault […]

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Minor Injury Regulations, Alberta

Have you assessed claims involving the new definition of “minor injury” in Alberta as documented under the Minor Injury Regulation, Alta Reg 123/2004? It is important to review the new regulations and also review the format of analysis. A recent decision referenced as Jackson v Cooper, 2022 ABKB 609 (CanLII) reviews “chronic pain” under the […]

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“Minor Injury”, “Serious Impairment” and “Fibromyalgia” Learn More!

This is an important decision from the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta referenced as Jones v. Stepanenko, 2016 ABQB 295 (CanLII). The Plaintiff in this case was 19 years of age.  She was involved in a serious collision when she was rear-ended by an SUV, causing 12,000 damage to the Defendant vehicle.  The Plaintiff’s […]

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