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Achieving Justice

Are you a good liar?

Mar 19, 2019 / 6:00 am

“Bold faced lie!” exclaimed my daughter, Cassidy, during a game of One Night Ultimate Werewolf. Lying is a feature of the game, where player...

Use ICBC claim for care

Mar 12, 2019 / 6:00 am

A close circle of friends and family can be a critically important support system in the early stages of recovering from a serious injury. Patient care in our...

Looking for honest justice

Mar 5, 2019 / 6:00 am

Two cones of silence had to be removed for us to hear Jody Wilson-Raybould’s testimony. As Minister of Justice, cabinet privilege silenced her...

ICBC capping victims

Feb 26, 2019 / 6:00 am

The rights of those injured in collisions are about to change. Negligent drivers causing the collisions will be rewarded. Rewards include increased employment...

Beg to go back to work

Feb 19, 2019 / 11:00 am

A personal injury claim can feel like a minefield of uncertainty. A bunch of that has to do with taking time off work. I am going to clear away the cobwebs with...

Keep your brain on the road

Feb 12, 2019 / 6:00 am

We continually ignore the road safety “elephant in the room,” even when it is so clearly the cause of the most horrific crashes. Crown counsel is...

Police must respect rights

Feb 5, 2019 / 6:00 am

The drug mule was caught red handed with 27,500 fentanyl pills. Last week, I reviewed the judge’s finding that the arrest and search turning up that...

It was justice, not a travesty

Jan 29, 2019 / 6:00 am

A travesty of justice for the drug mule caught with 27,500 fentanyl pills to go free? It would seem so, according to the overwhelming majority of hundreds of...

Lawyers keep ICBC fair

Jan 22, 2019 / 7:04 am

What does it mean to have a personal injury claim? Or in the context of a car crash, an ICBC claim? And why do lawyers get involved? If someone causes you harm,...

Fight ICBC by journalling

Jan 15, 2019 / 6:00 am

How would things have been different had the crash not occurred? This is a sequel. Last month I recommended that crash victims journal something nobody ever...

Thank you for another year

Jan 8, 2019 / 6:00 am

My youngest wasn’t yet walking when my first weekly column was published on Jan. 7, 2007. He’s about to enter his teenage years as I pass my 12th...

Bias is road safety

Jan 1, 2019 / 11:00 am

Are our rights being stripped away by the new police breath demand powers? Are we on a slippery slope to a police state? I wrote enthusiastically in favour of...

Santa Trudeau delivers

Dec 25, 2018 / 6:00 am

Thank you, Santa Trudeau, for the road safety Christmas gift. Police can finally do the work we’ve been asking them to do: pulling those over the legal...

Adjusting to a new normal

Dec 18, 2018 / 6:00 am

You have already learned to live with a chronic neck and back condition. Then, an absent-minded driver makes it worse. Do you have a claim? Of course, you do....

Watch how you fall

Dec 11, 2018 / 6:00 am

When should you get legal advice about a slip and fall injury? Before it happens. Because the next day, or even an hour after the fall, is too late. A starting...

Keep 'brains on the road'

Dec 4, 2018 / 6:00 am

Is passing school buses with flashing lights a special P.E.I. problem, or can we learn from their struggles? They already have the heftiest fines in the...

House buyers beware

Nov 27, 2018 / 6:00 am

Is a seller accountable for problems you discover about a house you’ve purchased? It’s been years since I’ve handled a case like that, so I...

Remembering the victims

Nov 20, 2018 / 6:00 am

A different kind of Remembrance Day for dead and injured, and the multitude of others impacted, is almost upon us. The deaths and injuries can be brutal, and...

Saying sorry means a lot

Nov 13, 2018 / 6:00 am

Consider apologizing if you are the cause of a life altering injury. Though you won’t know about the life-altering injury if you don’t bother to...

The bad and the ugly

Nov 6, 2018 / 6:00 am

I can trust in your honesty, but not believe you. Take flat-Earthers. They might be honest as the Earth is long. But they’re wrong. And my wife. She picks...

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