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Badminton Injury Leads to Lawsuit against City of Halifax

September 4, 2012 by Mark Carter

Ms. Roscoe was playing badminton in a gymnasium owned by Halifax Regional Municipality. As she was moving backwards to return a high shot, her right foot was suddenly stopped by a piece of duct tape on the floor. She felt immediate pain in her right knee. Medical examination later determined that she had a torn meniscus. She underwent a variety of therapies and treatments for the injury, including arthroscopic surgery.

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.

New Brunswick Woman Awarded Damages after Medical Malpractice

December 16, 2010 by LawBroker

In the fall of 1999, 19 year-old Sonia Poirer, noticed a lump on the left side of her neck. She went to the outpatients department of the Campbellton Regional Hospital where she was diagnosed with a left-sided neck mass. At that time, it was not known whether the neck mass was malignant or benign as the medical investigation was not yet completed.