The Nova Scotia government has announced that the minor injury cap amount for 2017 is $8,486. This is an increase of $102 from the cap amount in 2016, which was $8,385.
The increase in the minor injury cap applies only to motor vehicle collisions that occur in 2017. The increase was calculated using the Consumer Price Index published by Statistics Canada.
If you were in a motor vehicle collision and are unsure whether your claim falls under the minor injury cap, you would likely benefit from a free consultation with our accident and personal injury lawyers. To speak with a member of our accident and injury team call (902) 460-9500.
The recent issues surrounding QuadrigaCX and the death of the company’s CEO, Gerald Cotten, is an important reminder that you should ensure your digital assets are included as part of your estate planning.
I’m sure I was not the only one who spent a few minutes this weekend listening to the radio documentary “The Mamas and the Papas: How two Ottawa couples became co-parents ” on the CBC’s The Sunday Edition or reading the accompanying article online.
The Supreme Court of Canada has declared that a Mandatory Victim Surcharge is unconstitutional in that it imposes cruel and unusual punishment on poor defendants, contrary to the protections provided by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
When purchasing a new home, it is important to note that some lots have restrictive covenants that apply to them. Restrictive covenants are rules that govern the use of the lot and other lots in the subdivision.