How Does a Contingency Agreement Work?

Most personal injury lawyers work on the basis of a Contingency Agreement. In Alberta, the Contingency Agreement must be in writing. A Contingency Agreement is an agreement to see that the lawyer is paid only in event of a successful conclusion of the motor vehicle or...

What to do if you have a slip/fall

I you have a slip/fall on ice and the location ought to have been cleared of ice (or sanded/salted), do your best to have pictures taken of the location of the fall as soon as possible after the event. If you have a phone with you that has a built in camera, take as...

What is a Contingency Agreement?

A Contingency Agreement is a type of agreement that is typically used in personal injury cases. It allows individuals to hire a lawyer without having to pay out any funds until the case is either settled or a judgment is granted against the person responsible for...

Why Bother Getting a Lawyer for Your Will?

Many people wonder why they need to pay a lawyer for a Will. Why not just write one myself or use a kit? You might be surprised to hear the answer. I think the answer is really just one of ‘insurance’. By hiring a lawyer to write your Will you are...