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Publish on: November 14, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Accidents involving wildlife result in millions of dollars in damage and injuries every year. Crashes with animals are notoriously underreported, especially when the driver swerves to hit an animal and ends up runninginto something or someone else instead. Big game populations, particularly deer, are on the rise. When you combine the increased number of animals … Continue reading Animal Crossing: ‘Tis the Season!

Publish on: November 9, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

A “hit and run” is an accident where an unidentified driver hits another vehicle, pedestrian, cyclist, or property. The driver leaves the scene right after the crash, leaving everyone unable to identify the driver or whether he or she has insurance coverage. Hit and run accidents also include situations where someone hits your parked car … Continue reading What to Do After a Hit and Run

Publish on: November 7, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

As we age, our senses dull and our minds are simply not what they used to be. Coordination and focus may not come as quickly, and movement may be a challenge. Losing specific abilities can affect the skills that you need to drive safely. The following warning signs may indicate that your driving abilities have … Continue reading Seniors: How to Keep Driving Skills Sharp

Publish on: November 2, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

November is fall prevention month! Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury for older Canadians? In fact, up to 30 per cent of seniors will experience one or more falls each year. They also account for 85 per cent of all hospitalization for Canadian seniors. Every day, 215 older adults will … Continue reading It’s Fall Prevention Month: Make Your Home Fall-Proof This November

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

Personal injury powerhouse, led by Jeremy Diamond, gains eleven percentage points in most recent survey Leger, the Research Intelligence Group, polled 500 Greater Toronto Area residents to determine brand awareness of personal injury firms. The results showed that, in the space of a year, Diamond and Diamond increased aided awareness of the firm by 11 … Continue reading Diamond and Diamond Widens Brand Awareness Lead Over Competition

Publish on: October 26, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Fall is a great time of year for kids and adults alike. Many parents relish in children going back to school and fall sporting events. Children often enjoy the social aspects of meeting new children in the classroom and getting ready for upcoming holidays. Many children (and parents) also enjoy getting dressed up for Halloween … Continue reading Safety Tips While Trick-or-Treating

Publish on: October 19, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Distracted driving is a serious problem for drivers everywhere today. The Insurance Corporation of B.C. estimates that roughly 25 per cent of all crashes involve distracted driving. It kills approximately 78 people per year in B.C. While distractions are everywhere—from the stereo to passengers—one particular distraction is becoming more and more worrisome: your smartphone. Your … Continue reading How to Mount Your Phone in Your Car Properly

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

When you lose a family member due to the carelessness of someone else, you may be able to bring a legal claim against the individual or entity who caused the accident. These cases are referred to as “wrongful death” claims. Only certain family members will qualify to assert these claims. Read on to learn the … Continue reading Understanding Wrongful Death Claims in British Columbia

Publish on: October 12, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Suffering through a spinal cord injury can change your life. Living with a spinal cord injury can mean something very different than living before your injury. For some, it may mean learning to do without sensation or movement in parts of your body. For others, it can mean never using the lower half of your … Continue reading Living with a Spinal Cord Injury

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

Drivers should be extra cautious in school zones because children are often present. Children do not always watch out for traffic as they should or use designated crossing points properly. Drivers should slow and watch carefully for children, both in and out of crosswalks. As a rule, speed limits in school zones are generally 30 … Continue reading Safety Tips for Driving in School Zones