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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

Publish on: July 13, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Unfortunately, drowning is the second leading cause of death in children in Canada. While many drownings occur at the pool or the lake, most infant drownings occur in bathtubs and other small amounts of water. Toddlers are more likely to drown in swimming pools, but ponds, rivers, and lakes can also be a serious threat. … Continue reading Drowning Prevention

Publish on: July 11, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

According to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), there are nearly 1,000 bicycle accidents that involve a vehicle and cause injuries or death every year in the Lower Mainland. By comparison, in 2016, there were more than 1,000 cyclists and pedestrians hit on Toronto streets by June. Bicycle safety is obviously a serious concern … Continue reading What to do If You Have Been in a Cycling Accident

Publish on: July 6, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

When you drive a rental car, you are often in an unfamiliar vehicle with different controls and operations than your own. You are also frequently on roads you do not recognize in places you have never been before. The combination can increase your likelihood of being involved in a car accident. If you are in … Continue reading What to Do If You Get into an Accident while Driving a Rental Car

Publish on: July 4, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Between 2010 and 2014, an average of seven pedestrians lost their lives every year in motor vehicle collisions in the city of Vancouver. In fact, in 2014, pedestrians were 36% of the total accident fatalities in Vancouver. According to Transport Canada, nearly 15% of all road traffic deaths involve pedestrians. Unfortunately, pedestrian safety continues to … Continue reading Pedestrian Safety

Publish on: June 29, 2017 by Diamond and Diamond Lawyers

Saturday, July 1, 2017, is Canada Day, and this year is an especially exciting celebration as Canada is turning 150 this year. In 1867, four provinces united to form Canada, and Canadians everywhere will be celebrating by participating in parades, festivals, and other displays of Canadian pride. Many cities put on their own fireworks shows … Continue reading How to Have a Safe Canada Day