Throughout our years of experience at Assiff Law Office, we have seen insurers and in particular self -represented entities such as municipalities, who insure negligent municipal workers, use the following tactics to dissuade injured victims from pursuing an action altogether or to try and convince them to settle for far less than what their claim is actually worth.
The SEF 44 Endorsement provides you, as well as your dependent family members, with excess insurance to cover any damages sustained in a motor vehicle accident in excess of $200,000, up to your own policy limits. In effect, it provides you with coverage up to the maximum of your own policy limits, whatever that may be. If you have the exact same amount of coverage as the other person involved in a collision, the Family Protection Endorsement is not activated.
It is always fun and exciting to ride a motorcycle in Alberta. However, motorcycles pose serious threats to the riders if they fail to take the necessary precautions to avoid accidents. The results of a motorcycle accident can be damaging, and the injuries can last a lifetime. This guide will reveal what steps riders need to take to avoid an accident.
Can the benefits you receive from the government, your employment, or another form of wage replacement program be deducted from your loss of income claim?
Can you be compensated for having to use your sick time to attend medical appointments?
The duty of insurance companies should be one of UTMOST good faith or “uberrima fides”. In Alberta, insurance companies sometimes employ bad faith tactics in order to delay or avoid paying claimants for their insurance claims. There are a number of different practices that insurance companies may use in bad faith in order to try to deny valid insurance claims. If an insurance company has acted in bad faith, a claimant may sue the company.