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Minor Injury Cap

The Alberta Minor Injury Cap does not always apply. Get legal advice to confirm

August 5th, 2016

If you’ve been injured in a fender bender or a minor car accident, it is not uncommon for an insurance company to take the position that your claim should be classified as a “minor injury,” as defined in the Minor Injury Regulations (MIR). Under the MIR, a minor injury is classified as a “sprain”, “strain” and/or a “Whiplash Associated Disorder” but does not include neurological issues, e.g., where symptoms are associated with nerve damage. WHY THE INJURY CAP MATTERS The…