Why You Should Stay off Social Media After You Are Injured in an Accident

October 15, 2021

Our experienced personal injury lawyers frequently talk to clients about why it’s best to take a break from social media until your lawsuit is resolved, either by way of settlement or adjudication. This may take months or years.

Limiting your social profile should include monitoring social media to make sure your friends and family are not sharing photos, videos or commentary about you that could create misunderstanding and jeopardize your case.

As of January 2021, over 32 million Canadians used social media. That number is equivalent to 84.9% of the population. While social media is a way to stay connected with friends, family and community, it is also a gold mine of information about you.

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What you Need to Know if you are Injured in an Accident with a Truck or Commercial Vehicle.

October 5, 2021

How serious of a problem are accidents with heavy trucks?

We are sure that all of Canada still mourns for the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team members killed or injured in 2018 when their bus collided with a transport truck at a highway intersection near Tisdale, Saskatchewan. The crash killed 16 team members of the 28 Broncos on the bus, including players, coaches and other team staff, headed for a hockey game in the neighboring community of Nipawin. As the Broncos bus entered an intersection on the highway, it was struck by a transport truck carrying bales of peat moss, which had failed to stop at the flashing stop signs at the crossroads, as it was required by law to do. Continue reading

CAM LLP Raises Over $3000 for the Brain Care Centre

September 9, 2021

During the month of August we biked and walked a total of 2301 km and we are proud to have raised a total of $3550 for the Brain Care Centre.

The Brain Care Centre is a local non-profit that provides programs and services to people who have sustained brain injuries and offers support to their caregivers. CAM LLP knows the importance of access to quality rehabilitation and recovery resources for our clients and their families. We are proud to support the Brain Care Centre and thank you to everyone who participated! Continue reading

Proud to Sponsor Bike for Brain Care 2021. Join us!

July 21, 2021

CAM LLP is sponsoring Brain Care Centre’s 2nd annual bike-a-thon, Bike for Brain Care 2021, which is set to start in August.

The event is open to people of all ages and abilities and is not limited to biking (you are welcome to walk, run or roll!). You can register as an individual or a team and, during August, set and share your mileage goals to help raise money in support of Brain Care Centre’s recovery therapy programs – something that benefits all Albertans.

If you want to participate yourself, you can learn more here: https://bit.ly/3gziIf8

Or, if you are busy in August, we have registered a team to raise funds which you can support here: https://bit.ly/3y0kbCL Continue reading

CAM LLP Proud to be a Sponsor of the Lexus of Edmonton 108th Alberta Open

July 15, 2021

Our firm is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor for the Lexus of Edmonton 108th Alberta Open. This year’s tournament with take place July 30 to August 2, 2021 at the University of Alberta Outdoor Tennis Centre @ Michener Park, Edmonton.

The registration deadline is Friday 23rd (23:59 MST). For more information on the Lexis of Edmonton 108th Alberta Open and to register please visit Tennis Alberta’s website.

As a long-time supporter of Tennis Alberta, we’re delighted to see one of the oldest tennis tournaments in the province back for an action filled weekend. We are also excited to see life in Alberta start to return to normal and important community events like this back up and running. Continue reading

How You Can Support Someone with a Spinal Cord Injury

April 15, 2021

A spinal cord injury is a traumatic and devastating injury. Spinal cord injuries can cause an array of issues for the injured person. Changes in strength and sensation can sometimes result in permanent paralyzation that affects mobility and the ability to engage in daily activities. The debilitating effects of this type of injury can also lead to mental wellness challenges like depression and coping with anxiety about the future. In short, this is a life-changing injury that requires significant re-learning and adapting to a new reality for both the injured person and their loved ones. It can feel overwhelming.

If someone you love is suffering from a spinal cord injury, your role in their recovery will be crucial, but you may feel helpless with no idea how to help. Continue reading