Diamond & Diamond™
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

What to do If You Have Been in a Cycling Accident

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

What to Do If You Get into an Accident while Driving a Rental Car

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

Pedestrian Safety

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

How to Have a Safe Canada Day

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

Outdoor Adventure Injury Risk

Summer is nearly upon us, and for most, that means getting outdoors and enjoying nature and the beautiful weather. Unfortunately, as engagement in outdoor activities rises, so do the potential for injuries and even death. Between 2006 and 2010, for example, British Columbia saw an average of 58 people pass away due to adventure activities … Continue reading Outdoor Adventure Injury Risk

How do Travel Accident Compensation Claims Work?

Travel can be dangerous. It can also be more expensive than you had planned if accidents or unexpected events disrupt your plans. As you make your summer travel plans this year, you may want to consider the possibility of getting travel insurance. Travel insurance can help you with a variety of issues that may crop … Continue reading How do Travel Accident Compensation Claims Work?

Preventing Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Mild traumatic brain injuries are commonly known as concussions. These injuries are often caused by a blow, jolt, or bump on the head. Anytime the brain hits up against the wall of the skull, a concussion can result. Mild traumatic brain injuries can technically range from mild to severe, depending on how the injury occurred … Continue reading Preventing Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Swimming Safety Tips

The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve near Tofino and Ucluelet is getting a new program to help prevent swimming accidents and drownings in the area. The CoastSmart Program is based on similar programs in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Hawaii. It will be the first coastal safety program in Canada. The Coast Smart Program in Action … Continue reading Swimming Safety Tips

Elder Financial Abuse: How to Protect Yourself

Financial abuse against elderly individuals is far more prominent than most people realize. In fact, in 2015 alone and estimated 25,000 elderly Canadians were financially harmed. In a 2014 survey, approximately 40% of seniors said that they had been financially abused in the past. Unfortunately, this abuse may be caused by individuals in whom you place … Continue reading Elder Financial Abuse: How to Protect Yourself

Canadians with Traumatic Brain Injuries Are More Likely to Be Incarcerated

Suffering from a traumatic brain injury can change your life. Unfortunately, for some people, there is no real full recovery available after a traumatic brain injury. Recent studies have indicated that men who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are 2.5 times more likely to be imprisoned in a Canadian federal correction facility … Continue reading Canadians with Traumatic Brain Injuries Are More Likely to Be Incarcerated