Pipella Law Goes For Gold at the 2017 SABIS Walk & Roll

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Pipella Law Goes For Gold at the 2017 SABIS Walk & Roll

June 24, 2017

  June 24th saw dozens of participants taking part in the 2017 Southern Alberta Brain Injury Society (SABIS) Walk & Roll through Calgary’s beautiful Bowness Park. Participants spent the morning walking, jogging, biking, blading, and everything in between to raise money for SABIS programs. The perfect morning was capped with a BBQ lunch, prizes, and […]

Pipella Law Seeks Donations for Paralegal’s Family

June 19, 2017

It is with profound sadness that we announce that Sarah Stephenson, Paralegal at Pipella Law, passed away on Sunday, June 18th, 2017 after suffering with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Sarah is survived by her beautiful son, Braydon, and husband, Mark. Please see the link below to her “Go Fund Me Account” in Sarah Stephenson’s name […]

Translation Services: We Speak Your Language

June 8, 2017

At Pipella Law, we understand that navigating the complex legal system can be difficult—if English is not your first language. In addition to English, our law firm can readily assist clients who require translation services in Punjabi. If our available staff cannot meet your specific language needs at your initial meeting, Pipella Law will arrange […]

Pipella Law and Spinal Cord Injury Alberta Race for the Finish Line

June 6, 2017

On May 28th, 2017, Pipella Law participated in the 2017 Scotia Bank Calgary Marathon Charity Challenge—Canada’s longest-running annual marathon—on behalf of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Alberta. In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Team SCI AB hoped for 50 participants to raise $50,000—60 people ran, walked, wheeled, and hand-cycled for the team, easily coming within the […]

Donations Sought for Pipella Law Paralegal

June 5, 2017

Sarah Stephenson, Paralegal at Pipella Law, has recently gone on an unexpected extended sick leave after her doctors diagnosed her with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer which has spread to her liver and ovaries. Sarah has a beautiful son, Braydon, and supportive husband and best friend, Mark, who is caring for Sarah at home. Although Sarah […]

Settlements and You: A Primer

June 1, 2017

    When you are the victim of a debilitating or otherwise life-altering accident, successful personal injury litigation does not guarantee an end to your issues—lump sum settlements can quickly disappear, large payouts affect your eligibility for benefits programs, and the Alberta government, after heavy lobbying by the insurance industry, have expanded the definition of […]

Calgary Law Day 2017

April 27, 2017

The 35th annual Calgary Law Day festivities saw large crowds pack the Calgary courthouse for a day of exhibitions, tours, and education—all with the purpose of informing the public about different aspects of the legal system. Law Day 2017 featured free legal consultations, “guided tours of courtrooms, holding cells, and Alberta Sheriff’s vehicles…Calgary police crime […]

Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB): What You Need to Know

March 1, 2017

Mandated by the Workers’ Compensation Act, the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) exists to help employees injured on the job. WCB aims to rehabilitate injured workers by offering them medical benefits and a living stipend that’s a portion of their full salary, all with the stated goal of getting people back to work as soon as […]

Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Program: What You Need to Know

January 22, 2017

All Albertan vehicle owners are required by law to possess valid liability insurance in the event that they are involved in a collision. However, unfortunately, there are uninsured drivers operating vehicles on Alberta’s streets, and there are at-fault drivers who flee the accident scene without providing their insurance information. The Motor Vehicle Accident Claims (MVAC) […]

AADL: What You Need to Know

January 18, 2017

By providing financial assistance towards the purchase of required medical equipment and supplies, the Alberta Aids for Daily Living program (AADL), assists Albertans with long-term disabilities, chronic health conditions, and/or terminal illnesses to maintain a level of independence in their lives. By ensuring that disabled Albertans are able to afford what they need, AADL helps […]