3 Questions You May Have About Seeking Asylum In Canada

Canada believes that everyone is entitled to protection from persecution, just as other countries who signed the Geneva Convention. Because of this, Canada allows those from other countries to seek asylum if they are being persecuted in their own country. If you are seeking asylum in Canada, you may have some questions about the process. Here are some commonly asked questions about the process of applying for asylum in Canada. What Is Required For Asylum? You first must be deemed a refugee. You will need to have a well-proven fear of...

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Understanding Brain Injuries And What To Do In The Event Of An Accident Induced Brain Injury

Each year in Canada, as many as 50,000 people sustain some form of brain injury, with more than 11,000 people dying from their injuries. Even more alarming is the fact that a brain injury can occur from something as seemingly minor as gently striking your head during an accident. If you or someone you love suffered a head injury during an accident, it’s important that you know what to do. What Does a Brain Injury Look Like? The most important thing to understand about brain injuries is that they aren’t always immediately...

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Personal Injury Lawsuit And Cerebral Palsy: Proving A Doctor’s Negligence

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a term that is used to describe a set of neurological issues that develop before or shortly after birth.  There are three different forms of cerebral palsy: Ataxic CP – Damaged depth perception and sense of balance Spastic CP – Stiff muscles and difficulty with movement Athetoid CP – Uncontrollable movements of the body Overall, cerebral palsy impairs a person’s muscle movement. It can impact a person’s ability to do what others consider simple tasks, such as controlling the bladder, writing, eating and...

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