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BRITISH COLUMBIA OFFICES

Vancouver Head Office

1727 West Broadway, Suite 400

Surrey Consultation Office

7404 King George Blvd. Suite 200

Burnaby Consultation Oflice

4720 Kingsway Suite 2600

Kelowna Consultation Office

1631 Dickson Avenue Suite 1100

Richmond Consultation Office

5811 Cooney Road Suite 305 South Tower

ONTARIO OFFICES

Toronto Head Office

255 Consumers Road, 5th Floor

Thunder Bay Consultation Office

278 Algoma Street South

Windsor Main Office

13158 Tecumseh Rd. E. Unit 38

Barrie Main Office

299 Lakeshore Drive. Suite 200

Mississauga Consultation Office

2233 Argentia Rd. Suite 302, East Tower

Ottawa Main Office

1081 Carling Avenue, Suite 704

Peterborough Consultation Office

459 George Street North

Orangeville Consultation Office

PO Box 157

Toronto Main Office

5075 Yonge Street. Suite 805

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Filing an ICBC Claim

British Columbia residents who have never had to make an auto accident claim may assume that the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (“ICBC”) is just another insurance company. In many respects this is correct, though it is nevertheless unique in several ways: Like the Post Office Department and Air Transport Security Authority, the ICBC is … Continue reading Common Mistakes To Avoid When Filing an ICBC Claim

BC Government Announces ICBC Changes

After years of financial hardship at ICBC, the BC NDP government announced on February 6, 2018, a series of changes to ICBC that may affect those injured in a car accident in BC. These changes include a $5,500 cap on pain and suffering on minor injury awards and the introduction of a Civil Resolution Tribunal … Continue reading BC Government Announces ICBC Changes

The Dangers of Driving Drowsy

For commercial truck drivers, sleepiness is the enemy. Because they are typically paid by the mile driven, down time, including rest and sleep breaks, is non-earning time. Despite federal laws limiting the number of hours a Canadian driver can work in a day, many try to drive extra shifts in order to earn overtime pay, … Continue reading The Dangers of Driving Drowsy

Icicle Dangers

For years tales have been told of the “perfect murder” being committed with an icicle. A weapon that melts away even before the body is discovered? Ingenious. While most if not all of these stories seem at best improbable, they persist, perhaps in part due to the lack of a clear consensus of whether an … Continue reading Icicle Dangers

Snowmobiling Safety

The notion of a motorized vehicle that can run on deep snow has been around almost as long as the internal combustion engine. The first patent for a workable sled, the “Vehicle Propeller” was granted in Canada in 1911. In 1916, a United States patent was issued for a “traineau automobile”, believed to be the … Continue reading Snowmobiling Safety

Ice Fishing Safety Tips

To some, a day spent ice fishing represents the epitome of boredom. To them, it means sitting in a cold shack in the middle of a lake staring down mindlessly for hours at a hole one has laboriously drilled through the ice. Two thousand of Canadians, though, even an unproductive day of “hard water” angling … Continue reading Ice Fishing Safety Tips

Things to Do (and Avoid Doing) After a Car Wreck

According to the Transport Canada website, in 2015 Canada’s 25 million licenced drivers were involved in around 160,000 automobile accidents in which a driver, pedestrian or passenger suffered reportable injuries. Many other crashes involve only damage to the vehicles or other property. While these numbers are relatively modest in comparison to those in many other … Continue reading Things to Do (and Avoid Doing) After a Car Wreck

Injury Risks In Youth Ice Hockey

When it comes to winter sports, many consider “Canada” and “hockey” to be virtually synonymous. The beloved Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs National Hockey League franchises continue to stir the passions of millions of fans across the country, while statues pay tribute to legendary players such as “Les Habs’” Maurice “Rocket” Richard. Though professional … Continue reading Injury Risks In Youth Ice Hockey

Slip and Fall Accidents on Private and Public Property

Falls and resulting injuries can happen for any number of reasons, including accumulated ice, a water spill on the floor of the local grocery store or a cracked sidewalk. If you or a loved one has been injured in a fall due to these or other conditions, you may be considering legal action against the … Continue reading Slip and Fall Accidents on Private and Public Property

Toy Injuries

Under the Canada Consumer Safety Act and associated regulations, any toy sold in Canada must satisfy a variety of highly detailed requirements concerning matters as diverse as the flammability of its component materials, the presence of any choking hazards and its packaging. The Ministry of Health has the power to issue mandatory recall orders for … Continue reading Toy Injuries