KMSC Law – Blog

Motor Vehicle and Pedestrian Accident Claims in Alberta

July 21st, 2017

Pedestrian Accident Claims

School’s Out, but Road Safety is Still in. That’s the message the RCMP wants to send, especially to the young drivers that are getting behind the wheel for the first time this summer. A second message that needs to make the rounds is that pedestrian safety is (practically speaking) a shared responsibility. As a pedestrian, you may think you always have the right of way, and in many cases cars and other motor vehicles must yield to pedestrians, but if…

Corporate Paralegal – Job Opening

June 29th, 2017

We are currently looking for a strong Corporate Paralegal with Cores II or III accreditation. This full time permanent position offers a great opportunity to join a highly regarded law firm that has been proudly serving the Peace region for nearly 100 years. The duties of the Corporate Paralegal include: Corporate annual maintenance and compliance and related filings with Corporate Registry; Maintain corporate records including minute books, trust books and client files; Name changes and share structure amendments; Dissolutions and…

How to Support Your Personal Injury Claim

June 20th, 2017

Support your personal injury claim, follow your doctor's advice.

After you’ve gotten over the initial trauma of your injuries and you are on the road to recovery, you may be wondering what steps to follow to cover your expenses and protect your financial security. Initially, that will take the form of Section B benefits under your own insurance policy, and if your injuries are the result of the negligence of another driver, you will have the ability to obtain compensation from the at-fault driver, usually through their insurance. In…

Section B benefits and injury compensation, what forms do you have to sign?

June 14th, 2017

Physiotherapy

Injury Compensation for Car Accident Injuries If you’ve been injured in a car or motor vehicle accident, there are two broad categories of compensation available to you. The first is accident benefits sometimes called Section B benefits. These are also called “no-fault” benefits because they are available to you, under your own insurance policy, regardless of who is at fault for the accident. The second category of compensation arises when your injuries are caused by the negligence of the other…

Free Community Event, June 7, 2017 – Your Will. Events that trigger the need to make (or review) your will

May 31st, 2017

Making your will

When to make a will It is generally recommended that you consider making or updating your will when major life events occur. For example, life events that trigger the need to make or update your will include: an impending marriage, the birth of your children, when you are approaching retirement, catastrophic injury to a family member for whom you need to provide, a separation or divorce, when children move out of the house. Each of these events can have significant…

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