Joseph A. Nagy Injury Law welcomes Edmonton injury lawyer Howard K. Poon to the firm as an associate. Howard K. Poon is a very experienced Edmonton injury lawyer and a fierce advocate for his clients. During his more than 25 years at the bar practicing both criminal and personal injury law in Edmonton, Howard has handled
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My name is Joseph A. Nagy. I am an Edmonton personal injury lawyer. I provide injury law services to people who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents in Edmonton and throughout central and Northern Alberta. I have successfully resolved thousands of personal injury cases. If you have suffered a personal injury and need the help of a proven, experienced personal injury lawyer, I invite you to call (780) 760-4878 (HURT) or contact Joseph A. Nagy Injury Law to book your free consultation. We will meet with you personally.
In this Application for a Section 581 advance, there are two significantly new issues. Firstly, whether the disclosure of a settlement amount from a prior motor vehicle accident should be considered in a Section 581 Application. Secondly, whether the financial circumstances of the Applicant’s spouse should be taken into consideration on a Section 581 advance.
Section 581 of Insurance Act, RSA 2000, c I-3 permits a person injured in a motor vehicle accident to obtain an advance on settlement funds. The section works in conjunction with Section 5.6 (3) of the Fair Practices Regulation, Alta Reg 128/2001. The relevant portions of this legislation read: Section 581: (1) When an insurer makes
Definition No-fault insurance is a system of insurance whereby each party is entitled to compensation through their own insurer. No-fault insurance removes one’s ability to sue the party responsible for personal injury. In contrast, the traditional tort based system allows you to sue the person(s) at fault for your personal injury. A tort is a
Choosing the right Alberta injury lawyer can be difficult. New injury law firms are continuously entering the Alberta market, advertising many years of experience practicing injury law. But does the lawyer or firm actually have much experience practicing injury law in Alberta? Or does the injury lawyer work from a “satellite office” somewhere in Alberta, where the
Today I would like to discuss the 5 most common driving behaviours that lead to motor vehicle accidents. The information in this blog is based on my experience as a motor vehicle accident injury lawyer, having personally handled many thousands of motor vehicle accident cases. 1. Following too close The typical rear-end collision is almost entirely avoidable