Wagners is a boutique firm focusing on personal injury lawsuits. Our services include representing victims residing in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and beyond who have been hurt due to medical error, a vehicle accident, and a slip and fall or trip and fall incident. We also represent groups of individuals who have been hurt due to the fault of another, which is known as a class action.
Vehicle Accidents in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Car Accident Lawyers.
A vehicle accident can involve any type of motorized vehicle. Collisions can involve other motorized vehicles, animals, road debris, slippery roads, poor vehicle design or poor road design. Collisions can be head-on, a rear-end, a side-swipe, a rollover or a single vehicle accident where a vehicle leaves the road.
Anyone involved in a collision in the province of Nova Scotia, is entitled to certain benefits through the car insurance provider of the vehicle they were in when the collision occurred. These benefits include medical benefits, a wage loss component, and travel expenses. There is coverage for these benefits regardless of fault.
If you are in an accident in New Glasgow or elsewhere in the province, and not at fault for the accident, there are further damages you are entitled to claim. These damages include a monetary sum for the pain and suffering you have endured (both physical and psychological), the loss of income you have suffered due to the accident, any out of pocket expenses (such as costs of your medical care that was not covered by the car insurance, cost of hiring a house cleaner, etc.) and any future losses you may suffer.
If you are unsure who is at fault for the accident, or may not know what type of compensation you could be entitled to, it’s important to contact a personal injury lawyer who will put your best interests first. Most lawyers in Nova Scotia will not charge you for their services for a personal injury claim unless they are successful.
Medical Malpractice in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Wagners is one of the few personal injury firms in Nova Scotia that has a practice focussing on medical malpractice claims. We represent individuals who have been hurt due to a mistake a medical professional has made. You may be uncomfortable bringing a lawsuit against a medical professional involved in your care; however it is important to hold treatment providers to the highest of standards to ensure the health and safety of future patients.
Due to our experience in litigating complicated medical cases, our firm has access to the leading medical professions who provide opinions on standard of care, duty of care, and causation for injuries. We also retain medical professionals to provide objective opinions on what our clients’ injuries are going to look like into the future.
If you believe you, or a loved one, have been the victim of a medical error, feel free to give our office a call to discuss your options. We will only charge you for our services if we are successful.
Birth Injuries in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
A birth injury, or birth trauma, can often be attributable to a medical error. Parents may be hesitant to call an attorney to seek legal advice, as having a newborn at home can be stressful, time consuming and exhausting. Further, a new parent may believe a medical condition of their newborn is due to a genetic condition the infant was predisposed to. It is important if you suspect a medical mistake may have occurred during the birth process to contact a lawyer for initial advice.
If a medical error is established, compensation for cases where an infant has been injured will depend on the severity and duration of the injuries sustained. Also considered are past and future care needs of the infant into adulthood and beyond, and any expenses and losses incurred by the family members caring for the infant.
If you are questioning whether your child suffered injuries due to a medical mistake, please give our office a call. There will be no charge to you for calling our office and there is no obligation for you to retain us.
Slip and Fall Injuries in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
A slip and fall accident, or trip and fall incident, is a claim brought against a property owner, or occupier, when an individual is hurt on another’s premises. If you hurt yourself on the property owned by another individual in New Glasgow, or other parts of Nova Scotia, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. In order to receive compensation, you must prove that your injury occurred due to the negligence, or fault, of another. Occasionally there may be more than one party at fault for your injuries, or you may too be partially at fault. These types of cases can involve multiple parties and can become quite complex. It is important for you to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer to understand your rights if you suffered an injury on another individual’s property.
Wrongful Death in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
In Nova Scotia, certain family members are entitled to bring a claim for the loss of a loved one if the loss is due to the negligence of another. Parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren are all entitled to bring a claim for the loss of the relationship they had with the family member who passed away. The limitation period for starting an action for a fatal injury is less than most other claims. Although you may be coping with your loved one’s passing, it is important you consider calling a lawyer for initial advice which we will provide free of charge.
Initial Consultations Are Free Of Charge
If you or another has been injured due to the fault of another, please call our office at 902-425-7330 or toll free at 1-800-465-8794, or by completing a short online contact form. Our firm works exclusively on a Contingency Fee Basis, and we will not charge you for our services unless we are successful.