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INJURYwise

Expert medical evidence

Apr 18, 2016 / 4:00 pm

Travel for the injured is rarely a fun experience. Airports, planes, taxi cabs, and trains are not geared towards disability. So as I sit in the Vancouver...

Want to be a lawyer?

Mar 21, 2016 / 7:54 pm

Unlike some of my colleagues, I had no specific childhood aspirations of becoming a lawyer. I did not daydream of winning arguments in court, or putting the...

ICBC anti-fraud campaign

Feb 14, 2016 / 8:45 pm

ICBC recently launched its anti-fraud campaign, and needless to say, I am less than impressed. At first I thought it was just a simple news article, but then I...

Should I sue?

Jan 18, 2016 / 12:22 pm

Where injury or death is caused by a wrongful act (i.e. car accident, fall, assault, defective consumer product, or negligent medical treatment or care...

Concussion

Dec 21, 2015 / 6:00 am

A concussion is a brain injury. Something misunderstood by many, but with the release of the new movie, Concussion, on December 25, 2015, starring Will Smith,...

Trial required?

Nov 16, 2015 / 6:00 am

“Do I have to go to trial?” It’s a good question, and having recently finished a nine day personal injury trial, it seems an appropriate...

The chronic pain effect

Oct 19, 2015 / 5:00 am

I observe her despair as she recounts all the changes that have occurred in her life since her accident. She is no longer the strong, independent, patient woman...

5 Claim misconceptions

Jul 16, 2015 / 5:00 am

If you have been hurt in an accident or as a result of medical negligence you will likely look to your friends and family for some advice on how to deal with...

Before you sign...

Jun 4, 2015 / 5:00 am

How many simple documents or forms do you sign each year without reading? When you sign, do you know what rights you are giving up? One of the most common myths...

Not the lawsuit type

May 1, 2015 / 5:00 am

If I asked you whether you were the lawsuit type, chances are that your answer would be a resounding “NO”. Most people cringe at the thought of...

Medical confidential?

Mar 26, 2015 / 5:00 am

If ICBC asks your doctor for your information you may wonder: Can ICBC ask my doctor for my medical information? Can ICBC request a medical report from my...

It's OK to say 'I'm sorry'

Feb 25, 2015 / 5:00 am

Stand-up comedians and sitcoms have been making fun of Canadians for being polite as long as I can remember. Being known for our niceness is certainly not a bad...

What do I pay ICBC for anyway?

Jan 21, 2015 / 5:00 am

If you have had ongoing dealings with ICBC as a result of a car accident than you have likely had the pleasure of dealing with at least two sides of ICBC....

Working under the table

Dec 17, 2014 / 5:00 am

They say there are only two things that are certain in life: death and taxes. Not exactly an uplifting thought, but true nonetheless. Some people try to avoid...

Is this a fair offer from ICBC?

Sep 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

“Is this a fair offer from ICBC?”…. “How much should I settle for?”… “What is my claim worth?” These are just...

Cost of an Injury Lawyer

Aug 20, 2014 / 5:00 am

Let’s face it; nobody wants to pay for legal services if they do not have to, but if you have been injured in an accident you may have thought about...

Why I practice Personal Injury Law

Apr 3, 2014 / 5:00 am

There is no shortage of news stories, novels, television series or movies portraying what the media believe lawyers (or “attorneys” if you want the...

Do I have an ICBC claim?

Feb 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

I will often get calls or emails from people wondering “do I have an ICBC claim?” In most cases, these people actually do have an ICBC claim. What...

Proving damages in an injury claim

Dec 7, 2013 / 5:00 am

This column is the last of three, for how to prove your personal injury claim. It is the piece de resistance of the trilogy, the Chuck Norris piece – the...

Proving causation in an injury claim

Nov 5, 2013 / 5:00 am

This column is the second of three, for how to prove your personal injury claim. I like to think of these columns as an epic PI trilogy – the likes of the...

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