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Got Whiplash? Find Out How Much Your ICBC Claim Is Worth

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have recently been in a car accident resulting in an injury like whiplash, you may be wondering how much your claim is worth. Read on to find out what different components determine the value of your claim. The soft tissue injury settlement guideline that the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) sets a maximum ceiling for each type of damages. The actual amount mainly depends on how severe the injury is, and how long it lasts. However, it should be noted that if a case is not settled and taken to court, the British Columbia...

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Steps to Follow When Wrongly Accused Of Criminal Assault

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In Canada, assault on another person is considered to be a very serious crime. The implications can become even more severe if the alleged assault involved a weapon of any kind. If you’ve recently been charged with assault, you may be wondering what you can do to protect yourself. After all, you’ll still have your day in court, but you’ll need a convincing defense case to be acquitted of any charges. Fortunately, there are a few helpful steps you can follow if you’ve been wrongly accused of assault. Find a Criminal...

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Should You Settle Or Sue In Your Personal Injury Case?

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are in the stages of negotiating settlement offers in your personal injury case and are wondering if you should accept the settlement or proceed to sue in court, there are a few things you need to consider before making your decision. Read on to find out if you would be better off settling or suing in your case. Settling Your Case Most personal injury lawsuits never make it into a trial. Most cases are able to be settled quietly without involving a judge or jury. The main benefits of settlement, as opposed to going to court for a...

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What Exactly Does Child Support Pay For?

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you are paying child support or receiving child support, you are going to want to know what exactly the child support is paying for. Some people assume child support only covers the bare necessities of a child including his or her food and clothing. However, child support is intended to cover much more than that, because the individual paying the child support is financially responsible for 50 percent of all his or her child’s needs. Bare Necessities: Food, Clothing, and Shelter Naturally, every child needs clothing, shelter,...

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Legal Bargaining: Why It’s So Common

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You see it on television in crime dramas all the time. You hear about it when major cases are about to go to trial and then they do not. You wonder why lawyers use legal bargaining as often as they do, since the point of any federal case is to receive fair judgement and trial by one’s peers. Some of the biggest reasons for legal bargaining are right here, and they should resolve any questions you have about the practice and why it is so common. It Saves Taxpayers Money A trial by jury costs money. The money spent on a trial everyday...

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If Someone Slaps You, Can You Sue Them?

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

What do you do if someone slaps you? Fortunately, you do not just have to stand there and take it. While it is not a good idea to slap them back, you do have legal options. Here is a look at some options so you can legally deal with the issue. The Problem The problem with being a victim of slapping is you will have to proof you suffered damages because you were slapped. Unfortunately, a sore cheek and a bruised ego is not going to get you any compensation for pain and suffering. Slapping Someone is Battery In general, it is against the law...

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