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Car Accidents

Experience In All Aspects Of Car Accidents Cases

Paragon Law: Your Trusted Personal Injury Experts in Edmonton

Car accidents can be life-altering events that leave victims and their families grappling with physical injuries, emotional trauma, and financial burdens. At Paragon Law, we understand the pain and challenges that follow a car accident, and we are here to fight for your rights. As a leading personal injury law firm in Edmonton, AB, Canada, we specialize in representing clients who have been injured in car accidents.

How a Car Accident Case Works

Understanding the legal process of a car accident case can help you navigate through the complexities and make informed decisions. Here’s a breakdown of how a typical car accident case unfolds:

  1. Consultation: The process begins with an initial consultation with a personal injury lawyer who will evaluate the details of your case, discuss your legal rights, and provide guidance on the best course of action.
  2. Investigation: Your lawyer will conduct a comprehensive investigation, gathering evidence such as accident reports, witness statements, medical records, and any other relevant documentation to establish liability and damages.
  3. Filing the Claim: Your lawyer will prepare and file a formal legal claim against the responsible party, outlining the extent of your injuries and seeking compensation for damages.
  4. Negotiation: Both parties, along with their insurance companies, engage in negotiation to reach a settlement. Your lawyer will skillfully advocate on your behalf, aiming to secure a fair and just compensation package.
  5. Litigation: If a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiation, your lawyer may proceed to file a lawsuit and take your case to court. They will present evidence, argue your case, and seek a favorable verdict from a judge or jury.
  6. Resolution: If your case is successful, you will receive compensation for your injuries and other damages. If not satisfied with the outcome, you may have the option to appeal the decision.

The Role of Auto Insurance

Auto insurance plays a crucial role in car accident cases. Understanding how insurance factors into your claim is essential. Here are key aspects related to auto insurance:

  1. Third-Party Liability Coverage: In Alberta, all drivers are required to carry third-party liability insurance, which provides coverage for injuries and damages caused to others in an accident where you are at fault.
  2. Accident Benefits: Accident Benefits, also known as Section B coverage, are part of your own auto insurance policy and provide coverage for medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, and income replacement if you are injured in a car accident, regardless of fault.
  3. Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage: This type of coverage protects you if you are involved in an accident with a driver who does not have insurance or has insufficient coverage to compensate you adequately.
  4. Insurance Claims Process: After a car accident, you will need to file an insurance claim with the at-fault party’s insurance company. The insurer will investigate the claim, assess liability, and offer a settlement. Having an experienced personal injury lawyer by your side can ensure that you receive fair compensation.
  5. Disputes and Denials: Insurance companies may dispute or deny claims, leaving you with an inadequate settlement offer or no compensation at all. In such cases, a skilled personal injury lawyer can help challenge the decision and fight for your rights.

Remember, every car accident case is unique, and the specific details and circumstances will determine how your case unfolds. It is crucial to consult with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer to guide you through the process and protect your rights.

Our Legal Practice Areas


Car accidents

Car accidents can be terrifying experiences. Often, at least some of the people involved are injured, sometimes severely, and the automobiles that crashed are damaged.


Motorcycle accidents

Motorcycle accidents are a complex issue. They affect many areas of the law, including product liability, personal injury, and property rights.


Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrians are people who walk or run along the road. Even if you are taking every precaution, following traffic laws and remaining vigilant, one negligent driver can cause serious damage


Cyclist Accidents

As a cyclist, you may be in a position to seek damages for pain and suffering or as a victim of circumstances beyond your control.


Hit & Run Accidents

When a driver flees the scene of an accident, most of the time, it’s to avoid getting caught. The driver may have been impaired by alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash.


Bus Accidents

School bus accidents are one of the most common causes of death for children. Fortunately, there are multiple ways to improve school bus safety and reduce this tragic loss of life.


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