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I Suffered Whiplash Because of My Car Accident, Now What? A common injury that results from car accidents is whiplash. Whiplash is an injury to the neck that is caused by a sudden, forceful back-and-forth movement of the head. Common symptoms of whiplash include neck pain and stiffness, worsening of pain with neck movement, reduced of range of motion in the neck, headaches, tenderness or pain in the shoulder, upper back or arms, tingling or…
What happens if you are in a car accident and the other driver does not have insurance? In Nova Scotia, every motor vehicle insurance contract includes something called a Section D policy. A Section D policy applies if the other driver was not carrying valid insurance at the time of your accident, or if you are injured in a hit and run accident. Your Section D claim will be processed in the same way that…
What Are My Rights If I Have Been Injured in a Motor Vehicle Collision? Fundamentally, you have the right to compensation for legally recognized damages and losses suffered because of an accident. The amount you are entitled to will also depend on your comparative level of fault for the accident happening. Recognized areas of damage and loss includes: Loss of income Pain, suffering and loss of enjoyment of life Health care expenses Loss of Housekeeping…
How do I File a Claim if I Have Been Injured in a Car Accident in Nova Scotia? Here are the basic steps to making and filing your car accident claim. Call the Police After the Accident If there are potentially serious injuries, or if either of the cars look damaged, you should notify the police. They will come to the scene and assess what happened. They will make sure that all parties are safe…
How Can Halifax Help Pedestrians Be Safer? According to Halifax Regional Police’s May 2019 report on pedestrian safety, there were 78 vehicle-pedestrian collisions in the Halifax Regional Municipality between January 2019 and May of 2019. That averages out to more than 15 collisions in the HRM every month. Even more worrying, the report found that more than half of those accidents occurred at crosswalks, and 70% of those accidents occurred in the daytime without any…
Covid-19: Why lawyers need to be ready to protect their clients in long-term disability insurance claims It is well known that Covid-19 is having a massive physical and emotional toll on employees. The damage to our health and economy is not merely statistics – it is the lives of those harmed. In the coming months and years ahead, we will begin to see the full toll that Covid has on the long-term health and well-being…
Personal Injury Claims for Impaired Driving If you are injured as a results of someone’s impaired driving, you have the legal right to file case against impaired driver and file for personal injury claim for all the damages including physical, mental. income or any long term disability that may occur as a result of accident.  Call NOVA Injury Law for FREE CASE REVIEW at 1-800-262-8104 if you have been a victim of  impaired driving accident…
What Is Car Seat Law in Nova Scotia? Every Canadian province and territory has laws regarding car seats for children. Nova Scotia is no exception and, as a parent myself, this topic has been on my mind. I thought it was time we all had a short refresher on exactly what the Nova Scotia car seat laws are, and how to keep little ones safe when they’re in the car. Child Less Than 22 Pounds…
What are Pain and Suffering Damages? In personal injury claims, pain and suffering damages are awarded to compensate people for pain, stress, anxiety, and other emotional or psychological harm caused because of an accident or injury. The assessment of pain and suffering damages is different for each claim because the circumstances of each injury victim are different before the accident, and injuries impact everyone differently.  If you are a victim of any personal injury, call…
Failing to Wear a Seat Belt and Its Affects on Personal Injury Claim Those who are injured from an accident, while failing to wear a seatbelt, will see a minimum reduction of 25% in damages according to Nova Scotia the Regulations to the Insurance Act. If you are a victim of car accident injury, call Halifax personal injury lawyer NOVA Injury Law for a FREE CASE REVIEW at 1-800-262-8104 and our experts lawyers will help you…