55894

Achieving Justice

Explore treatment options

Apr 14, 2015 / 5:00 am

A court decision released the beginning of April, 2015, recounts the aftermath of one of the most common of motor vehicle collisions: the rear-ender. On...

Domestic duties valued

Apr 7, 2015 / 5:00 am

A text from my wife: “Paul.... We've been together for almost 17 years now....and I feel like I should tell you something...the beer fridge does not...

Rental car insurance

Mar 31, 2015 / 5:00 am

How much automobile liability insurance do you purchase? Do you buy the minimum amount of $200,000 required by B.C. law? I see the magnitude of losses suffered...

ICBC claim guideline

Mar 24, 2015 / 7:00 am

I’ve given the same ICBC claim advice over and over, consultation after consultation, for years. I have joked about creating a series of videos so that I...

Refocus on the real issue: Road Rage

Mar 17, 2015 / 5:00 am

Our provincial leaders have identified a road safety issue and they are addressing it. Transportation Minister, Todd Stone, has promised legislation that will...

More technology equals less care?

Mar 10, 2015 / 5:00 am

I expressed excited optimism, in a recent column, about automatic braking and other technologies that have a hope of finally putting a significant dent in our...

Car crash settlement: not a lottery

Mar 3, 2015 / 5:00 am

Every person who has been injured in a car crash wants to get better. Is that really true? What about the big settlement? What about winning that settlement...

Moving forward with driving technology

Feb 24, 2015 / 5:00 am

This is not one of my “preachy” One Crash is Too Many columns. It is an expression of optimism and a call to action. My preachy approach of...

Teaching our children & society boundaries

Feb 17, 2015 / 5:00 am

We learned in the news recently about a strict policy issued in an e-mail to coaches of the Toronto Leaside Girls Hockey Association. The e-mail included this...

Alexandra’s Story

Feb 10, 2015 / 5:00 am

Our broken hearts ache for something positive to rise up from the worst tragedies. It is January 28, 2015, on a straight stretch of Highway 33, east of Kelowna....

No time limit on recovery

Feb 3, 2015 / 5:00 am

We are all, each of us, unique. Each of us has our own unique personalities, strengths and weaknesses. Some of us seem more equipped than others to respond to...

The value of your ICBC claim

Jan 27, 2015 / 5:00 am

What is my ICBC claim worth? How long will it take to settle my claim? I am asked these questions all the time. Your ICBC adjuster has made an offer that could...

Careful what you put on the Internet

Jan 20, 2015 / 5:00 am

Innocent or not, it is standard legal advice not to talk to the police if you are the subject of an investigation. Why is that? It doesn’t matter how much...

Safe driving: happy holiday

Jan 13, 2015 / 5:00 am

‘Tis the season… According to a December 22nd news report, a Salmon Arm man stumbled out of a pub, tripped over a curb and walked into a tree...

All about me

Jan 6, 2015 / 5:00 am

Another year of column writing behind me, it is time for my annual “all about me” column. Narcissistic of me? If you read my last column the way my...

Children feel the impact of a crash too

Dec 23, 2014 / 6:00 am

Most car crash injuries are invisible. In the old days, before seatbelts, we were thrown forward against the steering wheel or dash board. Points of impact...

No 'gray' area in consent

Dec 16, 2014 / 5:00 am

I invite you to read my last recent column about ex-CBC Radio broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi to give you context for my column this week. It’s an easy find on...

Confusion & how ICBC works

Dec 9, 2014 / 5:00 am

Sometimes I think I should give a monthly seminar about how auto liability insurance works. I meet with a lot of people who have been injured in crashes and I...

Multitasking isn't meant for roads

Dec 2, 2014 / 8:00 am

I grew up on a farm a few miles east of Melville, Saskatchewan. When I got far enough along in piano, I took the bus each week to Regina for lessons. When I got...

Get legal advice before ICBC payout

Nov 25, 2014 / 5:00 am

A reader asked: “If I smashed my arm (in a car crash) and it broke, can I get pain and suffering money from ICBC (without a lawyer)?” You bet you...

55158
55123
53896
55151