Pipella Law Sponsors The Owen Hart Foundation’s “An Evening with Russell Peters”

On the evening of November 27th, 2021, Calgary’s Southern Jubilee Auditorium laughed along with Gemini and Peabody Award-wining stand-up Comedian, Producer, and Actor, Russell Peters, during a very special limited engagement. “An Evening with Russell Peters” saw the international superstar take no prisoners as his set covered the nature of comedy in the age of …

Pipella Law Proud to Support Mobility Change Makers

Pipella Law: Proud to Support Mobility Change Makers YYC!  On October 6, 2021, Calgary Alternative Support Services Inc., in partnership with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Alberta, held the first annual Mobility Change Makers YYC event as part of Disability Employment Awareness Month—an annual celebration of the contributions made by workers with disabilities, and an acknowledgement …

Alberta Winter Driving Cars

Why Alberta Should Freeze Auto Insurance Premium Increases

Why Alberta Should Freeze Auto Insurance Premiums Increases  The Alberta Insurance Rate Board (AIRB), the Government of Alberta’s regulator responsible for regulating automobile insurance rating programs for private passenger vehicles, held their annual meeting to determine if Albertans’ automobile insurance premiums should increase, decrease, or remain the same. While the AIRB’s decision has yet to …

Calgary Pumps the Brakes in City Neighbourhoods

Calgary Pumps the Brakes in City Neighbourhoods As per the City of Calgary, “[s]peed, and the perception of speeding, is a consistent concern The City has heard from residents.” To address the concerns, and as part of the Council-approved Safer Mobility Plan, the City of Calgary Standard Speed Limit Bylaw came into effect on May …

Long Term Disability Claims & Litigation

Litigating Long-Term Disability Claims According to a recent Canadian Survey on Disability, “one in seven people aged 15 years and older reported having a disability. This represents 3.8 million Canadians whose everyday activities are limited as a result of a long-term health condition or health-related problem.” Disabilities, which are most commonly associated with illnesses (such …

Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice: When Good Medicine Goes Bad

  We trust medical professionals to heal us, to care for us, and to protect us. We trust that medical professionals will follow the rules and “do no harm,” and, for the most part, they do—but medical professionals are people, and people make mistakes.   If you undergo surgery in Canada the chance that a …

Winter Driving Tips in Alberta

What to do if you get into a Winter Driving Car Accident No matter how prepared you are for winter driving in Calgary and Alberta, you may still be involved in a automotive collision. If you, or someone you love, have suffered due to the actions or negligence of another, the team at Pipella Law …

“No-Fault” Insurance is ‘Potentially Disastrous’

In late October, a Government of Alberta panel recommended that the province adopt a “no-fault” insurance model. While the government has yet to act on the panel’s recommendations, the panel’s report has been met with strong backlash from Alberta’s legal community, advocates for people living with severe injuries, medical professionals, and esteemed members of the …