In Alberta and throughout Canada, any sort of harm experienced in an accident is referred to as a personal injury. Motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall incidents, defective products, and wrongful death lawsuits can all result in these sorts of injuries. These are mishaps that end in injury, which can result in pain and suffering, as well as lost wages.
An external force, generally a severe knock to the head, typically causes brain damage. Confusion, hazy vision and trouble concentrating are some of the immediate or delayed symptoms.
Soft Tissue Injuries
Soft-tissue injuries include strains, sprains and puncture wounds, as well as bursitis and tendinitis.
One of the most prevalent injuries caused by falls is broken bones. They’re painful and frightening, and can range from small fractures to serious breaks that may necessitate surgery, depending on the location and severity of the injury. Cuts, bruises and whiplash are some of the other injuries caused by slip and fall incidents.
Car Accident Injuries
Soft tissue injuries, lacerations, fractured or broken bones and traumatic brain injuries are all examples of injuries that car accident lawyers typically deal with.
Dog Bite Injuries
A rabies or tetanus infection can result from a dog bite. Dog bite wounds can range from mild to life-threatening, and they must be treated as soon as possible to avoid infection or severe consequences. Puncture wounds, eye injuries and shattered bones are all examples of this type of injury.
Catastrophic Accident Injuries
Amputation, fractures, burns and orthopedic function or tissue damages are all examples of catastrophic physical injuries. Spinal cord injuries only impact the spinal cord, leaving survivors with lifelong movement problems. Injury to the brain is one of the most expensive types of catastrophic injuries.
A sickness or injury severe enough to limit or impede a person’s earning ability for a lengthy period is a long-term disability.
Medical Malpractice Injuries
Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor or other healthcare provider causes a patient’s damage by a careless act or omission. The following are some examples of medical malpractice:
- Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose.
- Laboratory results are misread or ignored.
- Surgery that isn’t required.
- Surgical mistakes or surgery performed in the incorrect location.