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23 07, 2021

Infirm Persons Act

2021-07-23T14:40:22-03:00Acts & Regulations|

When a person is unable to make his or her own decisions, the court can declare that person mentally incompetent or infirm and designate another person or group of people to make decisions on his or her behalf.  The Infirm Persons [...]

23 07, 2021

Human Rights Act

2021-07-23T14:37:59-03:00Acts & Regulations|

Individuals who have been injured in an accident can sometimes become victims of discrimination from their employer.  The Human Rights Act prohibits discrimination based on physical and mental disabilities in several areas including employment.  Employers have a duty to accommodate employee [...]

23 07, 2021

Insurance Act

2021-07-23T14:31:01-03:00Acts & Regulations|

In order to protect their house, their vehicle, themselves, or their families, people buy insurance to cover their losses when disaster strikes. The purpose of the Insurance Act of New Brunswick is to provide guidelines to insurers and information to consumers. [...]

23 07, 2021

Occupational Health and Safety Act

2021-07-23T14:07:36-03:00Acts & Regulations|

When you are involved in an accident at work, WorkSafe NB and other similar provincial workers’ compensation programs are designed to replace your wages and help you recover so you can get back to work.  The Occupational Health and Safety Act protects [...]

23 07, 2021

Standard Automobile Policy for New Brunswick


In New Brunswick, the Financial and Consumer Services Commission has approved a Standard Automobile Insurance Policy. This means that every insured vehicle in New Brunswick has, at the very least, the same minimum coverage.  Not only does the standard policy [...]

23 07, 2021

SEF 44 – Family Protection Endorsement


The family protection endorsement, also known as the SEF 44 rider, is additional protection for the insured person and their family members. It allows you to recover an additional amount if you are injured by a motorist who is uninsured [...]

23 07, 2021

Collective Bargaining Agreements


Are you a unionized employee? Collective Bargaining Agreements are contracts that have been negotiated between a union, on behalf of the employees, and an employer of the private or public sector to establish working conditions such as rates of pay [...]

2 07, 2021

Small Claims Court


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 which provides a simpler, quicker and cheaper way to [...]

2 07, 2021

Employment Insurance Sickness Benefits


Being injured in an accident can have serious financial consequences. If your doctor recommends that you should not work for medical reasons relating to your accident, you may be entitled to loss of earnings benefits from your insurer, and in [...]

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