Can I Afford a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Yes. Because Pipella Law is dedicated to representing innocent accident victims, we operate strictly on contingency-fee basis. This means that the law firm takes a percentage of the final settlement amount without requiring any upfront funding from you — and the percentage is determined on a case-by-case basis. If a case is not successful, we …

What Sort of Compensation Can I Expect?

It depends. A number of factors can influence the amount of an actual settlement, including (but not limited to): The severity of your injuries; The cost of any medical care and related expenses (e.g., medication, transportation, medical devices, etc.); and The long-term physical, financial, and even emotional impacts of your injuries. Because Canadian courts in …

How Long Do I Have to File a Claim?

Alberta law dictates that you have 2 years from the day of your injury to file a claim. Unfortunately, the longer you wait, the more difficult it may become to gather important material, like medical reports, witness statements, or records of expenses.

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Ultimately, it is up to you; however, the primary objective for insurance companies is to process claims as quickly as possible while minimizing payouts. If you are in pain or otherwise preoccupied dealing with the aftermath of an accident, you may not have the energy, the time, the ability, or the capacity to fight for …

I Want to Learn More About My Case. What is the Next Step to Take?

Contact the experienced personal injury lawyers at Pipella Law, for a FREE consultation to learn more about how much money, you may be entitled to. PIPELLA LAW: The help you want when you need it the most. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: When you’ve suffered an injury — particularly when it wasn’t your fault — it can seem …

Is there a Limit or “Cap” to How Much Money I will Receive?

Although the Supreme Court of Canada has set a minor injury cap of for compensation on pain and suffering, and Alberta has a cap for certain types of soft tissue injuries, it is not uncommon to receive far more than these amounts if you have suffered a “serious impairment” under the law. When accounting for …

I am injured, cannot work, and have bills coming in. How Much Can I Expect?

The answer to this question depends on a variety of factors including the severity of your injury; your medical expenses; your past loss of income; your future loss of earning capacity; your future cost of care needs; and the degree of your pain and suffering. Even if you are unsure of whether or not your …