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Bodily Injury

Every person has a duty to abide by the rules of conduct incumbent on him, according to the circumstances, usage or law, so as not to cause injury to another […]

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In society, a general duty to act with prudence and diligence is imposed on everyone. When a person breaches this duty of good conduct, he commits a civil fault likely to engage his responsibility.

By way of illustration, let’s take the example of a city that would fail to apply a satisfactory abrasive, when the weather conditions required it. If a person falls due to a patch of ice, the city may be required to provide compensation to that person. The same goes for the owner of a dog that bites a neighbour. The owner of the dog may be required to compensate the victim for the personal injuries suffered.

In addition, in the presence of a contractual relationship, two people or even a person and an organization are obligated towards each other for certain things. When one of the parties fails to fulfill its obligations, it may be required to compensate its co-contractor.

As an example, we can think of a situation where a child participates in a sporting activity at school that is organized in a negligent manner, as it does not respect safety rules. If the child is injured, the school or school board may be required to compensate the child for the personal injuries suffered.

The personal injuries caused by a fault can be significant. It might then be appropriate to initiate civil proceedings to obtain financial compensation for the damages suffered.

MedLégal to ACT by obtaining compensation for personal injuries.

Did you know that?

The victim of a fault may be compensated for future personal injuries when certain and when likely to be assessed.

How can our personal injury lawyers help you?

Our team of personal injury lawyers offers consultation and representation services for any situation that has caused bodily injury. At MedLegal, our lawyers can analyze your situation and provide you with our recommendations on the feasibility and chances of success of a legal recourse.

In the event of legal proceedings, our personal injury lawyers will make sure to formulate a complaint considering all the damages that you have suffered, according to the rules of law and the applicable jurisprudence.

We offer turnkey legal services. Our personal injury lawyers will collect information, retain expert services and provide legal representation.

Did you know that?

MedLegal offers a full range of legal services. Our lawyers also specialize in medical liability, health law, forensic psychiatry and disability insurance. In addition, our firm offers health law courses in Quebec. Ask us for more information.

Examples of our work in the field of personal injury law

Our bodily injury lawyers can assist and represent you in legal proceedings for the following events:

  • Accident occurring during a horseback ride;
  • Dog bite;
  • Falling on a patch of ice or on uneven ground;
  • Snowmobile, ATV or quad accident;
  • Accident during a sporting activity;
  • Manufacturing and product safety defect;
  • Burns;
  • Intoxication;
  • Boat, train or plane accident;
  • Accident involving the ruin or deterioration of a building;
  • Sexual or physical assault;
  • Event occurring at school or during activities for children;
  • Drowning or near drowning with sequelae.

Did you know that?

Although the indemnities paid by the CNESST and IVAC do not prevent the pursuit of a civil action, they must nevertheless be deducted from the indemnities claimed in the lawsuit.

When should you call on our personal injury lawyers?

Do you have any long-lasting effects caused by an incident that shouldn’t have happened? You may be entitled to claim compensation for the damages you have suffered! Please contact our personal injury lawyers to begin taking the appropriate steps.