E-scooters Enter Calgary: Are You Ready?

After popular (and controversial) debuts in major American cities like San Francisco, Las Vegas, and Austin, e-scooters have arrived in Calgary—albeit on a limited basis. Currently, the Government of Alberta has classified e-scooters as “prohibited miniature vehicles that can be used only on private property;” however, the City of Calgary has secured permission to test …

Kitzul Case on School Board Policy Change

In December of 2012, 8-year-old Nicholas Kitzul left his classroom, unknowing that this trip to the bathroom would permanently change his life. The 3rd grade student at Bearspaw Elementary School was found 4 minutes after leaving the classroom, by a fellow student, unconscious in the washroom. The non-breakaway lanyard that held the hall pass issued …

Pipella Law Represents Severely Injured Child in Lawsuit Against Rockyview School Division. Family Reaches an Out-of-court Settlement.

Global News, CBC, and other Calgary media including the Calgary Sun and Calgary Herald have covered this prominent story. Seven years after their son Nicholas suffered catastrophic, life-altering injuries, the Calgary-area Kitzul family (with assistance from Pipella Law), have reached a settlement with the Rocky View School Division. Due to confidentiality clauses, the exact value …

Pipella Law Assists Local Family In Claim Against Day Home

According to the filed Statement of Claim at the Calgary Court of Queen’s bench, on the afternoon of April 20, 2017, Lochlan Linehan fell down at a Calgary-area day home, resulting in catastrophic injuries that left him vomiting, unresponsive, and in critical condition. The incident, which occurred just 8 days after the boy’s first birthday, …

Parents sue for $18 million after toddler suffers brain injury at day home

The family of a Calgary child badly injured in a fall at a day home two years ago is seeking more than $18 million in damages, alleging negligence in his care. A statement of claim obtained Wednesday by Postmedia says Lochlan Linehan, 3, suffered catastrophic injuries during an April 20, 2017, incident at a northwest …

Pipella Law Once Again Swings Into Action For The Arbi Charity Classic

The 8th Annual Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured (ARBI) Charity Classic saw dozens of golfers hit the links for a day of fun and fundraising. The team from Pipella Law was delighted to once again support the ARBI Charity Classic, donating over $3000 as dinner sponsors. ARBI Charity Classic: A Hole in …

Pipella Law Sponsors the 4th Annual Madd Calgary Golf Tournament

The 4th annual MADD Calgary Golf Tournament was held on June 13th at Calgary’s celebrated McKenzie Meadows Golf Course. Fortunately, the tournament was able to dodge the rain plaguing southern Alberta this year, dozens of local golfers took to the greens for 18 holes of good food, good fun, and great prizes. Proceeds from the …

Pipella Law Supports Swing for Synaptic Golf Tournament

Taking place June 20th at the gorgeous Carnmoney Golf & Country Club south of Calgary, the 2nd Annual Swing for Synaptic Charity Golf Tournament saw dozens of golfers (both solo and in teams) take to the greens for a day of skill-testing contests, fabulous prizes and great golf. Of course, the Swing for Synaptic tournament …