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Publish on: August 17, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Drivers are required by law to carry auto insurance. You can be fined for failing to have valid auto insurance in British Columbia. The minimum fine is $598.00. If you drive without proper insurance, you may also have your licence suspended, and your vehicle may be impounded. If you are involved in an accident in … Continue reading What Affects the Cost of Your Auto Insurance

Publish on: August 15, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

When someone is involved in an accident, he or she may have existing injuries or health conditions when the accident occurs. These conditions were not caused by the accident but were present before the crash happened. What happens when the accident aggravates your pre-existing injuries? Are you able to get compensation for that type of … Continue reading How Will a Pre-existing Condition Affect My Accident Claim?

Publish on: August 10, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Thousands of children and adults are injured on amusement park rides every year. Children are especially vulnerable to injuries because they are smaller and do not fully understand the risks associated with the ride. Because of the favourable weather, amusement park ride injuries and fatalities significantly increase during the summer months. Some parks, fairs, and … Continue reading What to do if You’re Injured on an Amusement Park Ride

Publish on: August 8, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Cycling to work has all kinds of benefits. It has significant health advantages and does wonders for the environment by reducing emissions. In fact, registered bike-to-work participants in British Columbia reduced CO2 emissions by 291,999 Kilograms in the last year alone. They also burned over 40,400,000 calories in just one week in 2016! While cycling … Continue reading Tips for Cycling to Work

Publish on: August 3, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Unfortunately, roughly 100 people will die in boating accidents every year, and many more individuals will be severely injured. Thankfully, however, most boating deaths and injuries can be avoided by following simple safety tips. Canoes and kayaks are referred to as “human-powered water crafts,” in British Columbia, which means that the requirements to operate these … Continue reading Canoe and Kayak Safety

Publish on: August 1, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Every year, nearly 100 people are killed, and another 100 are injured because of collisions with trains. Injuries like run-ins with trains are the leading cause of death and disability among youth and children in Canada. Collisions with trains can either be on foot or while traveling in a vehicle. Railway Accident Causes and Statistics … Continue reading Railway Safety

Publish on: July 27, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

When you lend your vehicle to someone else, you have very little control over what he or she does behind the wheel. The person that borrowed your car may end up getting into an accident that may or may not have been their fault. Even if you were not driving, you could still be partially … Continue reading Who is Liable in an Accident When You Lend Your Car?

Publish on: July 25, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Drones can be a fun and exciting way to enjoy the outdoors. Their light bodies can fly through the air with ease, and they are often simply amazing to watch. Some flyers can even do stunts and tricks, which makes the experience even more exciting. While drones can be a lot of fun, they can … Continue reading Flying a Drone? Legal and Safety Tips

Publish on: July 20, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

As the weather heats up and more people are moving outdoors to enjoy the sunshine, children flock to playground areas. There are many benefits of taking children to the park, including teaching children how to share, make friends, and follow the rules. Exercise and fresh air are great for children of all ages. Equipment and … Continue reading Playground Safety

Publish on: July 18, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

If you have been involved in an accident that was due to the fault of someone else, you may have a legal claim for damages. However, legal claims are much more complicated than simply stating that someone else was at fault for your accident. Instead, you must show that the other person had legal liability … Continue reading Exploring Liability Laws in British Columbia: What You Should Know to Protect Yourself