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Monthly Archives: August, 2011

Alberta Dairy Farmer with Meningitis Suffers Amputations after Delayed Treatment

August 28, 2011 by LawBroker

61 year old dairy farmer Wayne Forsberg went to the emergency room in Leduc Community Hospital as a result of feeling ill and experiencing pain in his hands. Upon arrival, the nurse immediately identified Mr. Forsberg’s condition as urgent and contacted the attending doctor, who examined him and ordered tests. He had contracted Meningitis and required antibiotics to counter the infection.

Halifax Man Ruptures Achilles Tendon after Trip and Fall on Construction Debris

August 21, 2011 by LawBroker

Christopher Mielke had finished his shift as a waiter at the Keg Restaurant in Halifax and left to meet some co-workers at a cigar bar. As he exited the restaurant, he noticed his two co-workers were about 100 yards ahead of him and started to “fast walk” in order to catch up. As he was passing by an apartment building under construction he suddenly tripped on some debris strewn on the sidewalk and ruptured his Achilles tendon.

Halifax Man Alleges Brain Injury after T-Bone Accident

August 14, 2011 by LawBroker

Craig Heyward was driving in Burnside when he was suddenly T-boned at the driver’s side door by another vehicle. The impact caused him to strike his head against the window and he was subsequently disoriented and nauseous. In the next few days, Mr. Heyward was stiff and sore, had difficulty moving his neck and was experiencing a significant amount of pain. He claimed that he had suffered a brain injury as a result of the accident.

B.C. Legal Secretary Suffers Brain Injury after Pedestrian Accident in Intersection

August 7, 2011 by LawBroker

Michelle Rintoul, a 27 year-old legal secretary, was walking across an intersection in downtown Vancouver. Suddenly, she was struck by a car that was turning left and fell to the ground unconscious. She suffered a brief period of post-traumatic or anterograde amnesia, indicative of a brain injury, and a CT study showed contusions to the brain.

Edmonton Hairdresser Fractures Heel Bone after Car Accident

August 1, 2011 by LawBroker

Heather Williams was driving south on 156 Street in Edmonton when she T-boned another driver who had failed to yield at a stop sign. She was travelling 65 kilometres per hour and the force of the impact caused the air bag to deploy striking Ms. Williams in the face. When she exited the vehicle, she noticed blood was dripping from her sock. She was taken to Royal Alexandra Hospital where she was diagnosed with a severe fracture of her right heel bone