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23 07, 2021

Local Governance Act

2021-07-23T15:14:53-03:00Acts & Regulations|

Have you been injured on municipal property?  Did you slip and fall on a sidewalk or trip and fall in a hockey arena?  If so, the Local Governance Act requires you to provide written notice to the clerk of that municipality [...]

23 07, 2021

Law Reform Act

2021-07-23T15:12:27-03:00Acts & Regulations|

Accidents and falls can happen at any time. Of course, they may be the result of our own carelessness, but often an injury is caused by the negligence of another person, or even a corporation. The Law Reform Act states that [...]

23 07, 2021

Motor Vehicle Act

2021-07-23T15:10:34-03:00Acts & Regulations|

Whether you are a driver, cyclist, or pedestrian, the Motor Vehicle Act covers the rights and obligations of everyone that uses our roadways.  The Act deals with many subjects, including registration of vehicles to obtaining driver’s licences, to the rules of the road.  [...]

23 07, 2021

Tortfeasor Act

2021-07-23T15:09:44-03:00Acts & Regulations|

Sometimes several people are involved in a road accident or a fall. The Tortfeasor Act provides an opportunity for a person who has suffered harm at the fault of others to prosecute more than one person. It also gives the person [...]

23 07, 2021

Small Claims Act

2021-07-23T15:05:27-03:00Acts & Regulations|

Taking a matter to court can be very stressful, expensive and time consuming. Luckily, for certain legal issues, individuals and small businesses can resolve their disputes through the Small Claims Court. The Small Claims Act was created to provide a simpler, [...]

23 07, 2021

Rules of Court

2022-05-04T15:06:27-03:00Acts & Regulations|

Bringing a matter to court can be tricky. Failure to follow the proper procedure can result in unnecessary delays and expenses or, at worst, having your case dismissed.  The Rules of Court ensure proper administration and functioning of the Courts.  Lawyers [...]

23 07, 2021

Off Road Vehicle Act

2021-07-23T15:03:03-03:00Acts & Regulations|

Do the rules of the road apply to ATVs, or side-by-sides? The Off-Road Vehicle Act covers all the requirements that must be met if you own or operate an off-road vehicle in New Brunswick. These include, among other things, registration, insurance, [...]

23 07, 2021

Contributory Negligence Act

2021-07-23T15:00:02-03:00Acts & Regulations|

What happens when an accident is caused by more than one person? Who is at fault, and who compensates for the damages? The Contributory Negligence Act is a tool to assess the portion of liability attributable to each individual when damage [...]

23 07, 2021

Employment Standards Act

2021-07-23T14:51:18-03:00Acts & Regulations|

If you work in New Brunswick, you have rights that are protected by law. The Employment Standards Act establishes minimum employment standards that most employers and employees must follow. The act is designed to ensure that employees receive fair and reasonable [...]

23 07, 2021

Injury Regulations

2021-07-23T14:47:29-03:00Acts & Regulations|

Is the insurance company of the other driver responsible for your accident trying to tell you that your injuries are “minor” and not worth more than $7,500.00.  Are they telling you that their offer is “reasonable”? They are probably referring [...]

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