LVI Collisions explained

You may have been involved in an accident and been to ICBC or heard that your claim is considered LVI.  What is that? LVI is an abbreviation for Low Velocity Impact.  It is a category that an adjuster at ICBC may put your claim into if the vehicle you were in appears to have only a minor amount of damage.  If your accident meets ICBC’s criteria for being in the LVI program, then ICBC may Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

Accidents in a Rental Car

An accident in a rental car can be concerning as different insurance issues can arise. It is important to discuss the rental agreement with your car accident lawyers in Vancouver. There can be different insurance coverage amounts that should be investigated and confirmed. As in any accident, you should first check to see if anyone is injured and call 911 if there are any injuries. Exchange information Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

Intersection car accidents

Injury-causing intersection accidents happen for a variety of reasons.  The general term for what happens is that one driver fails to yield the right of way to the other.  Examples of failing to yield the right of way are: failing to stop at a stop sign, stopping at a stop sign but going before it is safe to do so, running a red or late yellow light, turning left on a green or early yellow light Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

Rear end collision car accidents

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common kinds of collisions.  They are notorious for causing whiplash injuries which are an extension and flexion of the neck caused by whipping of the head when it is propelled forward by a car striking from the rear.  This action is thought to cause tearing of the muscles and ligaments in the neck.  Unless there are exceptional circumstances, the rear Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

Teen car accidents

In the driving world, teenagers have many factors working against them. Even when road conditions are ideal and other drivers are paying attention, accidents happen. As car accident lawyers in Vancouver, we suggest taking the following precautions. Limit distractions. Put away the cell phones, don’t worry about your music, and focus on the road. Many automobile accidents are caused each year Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

Distracted driving in British Columbia

Distracted driving is the cause of many accidents, injuries, and deaths every year—and each year, the number is rising. This modern epidemic is driven by a fast-paced lifestyle and constant connectivity to the outside world via technological devices. A troubling percentage of adults admit to driving distracted in the province of British Columbia, which has influenced our Vancouver BC personal Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

Safe Cycling and Injury Prevention

  Cycling is a fun activity that the whole family can enjoy. It's a great way to enjoy the outdoors, get some sun, and stay active. But biking can be dangerous, and many cycling injuries each year turn the hobby into a hazard. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injury and be safer while cycling. As one of the reputable firms of personal injury lawyers in Vancouver, we'd like to offer Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

When can I go back to work?

When an injury puts you out of work, you lose your income and possibly benefits. While it can be tempting to go back to work as soon as possible, it might not be in your best interest. Sometimes if you have experienced an injury, an early return to work could make you worse. We do not encourage you to stay off work longer than necessary but you should determine the timing for your return to work Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

Helmet Guide: Which Helmet for Which Activity?

Regardless of the age of the patient, brain injury is a common injury type seen in British Columbia hospitals. It is possible to suffer a brain injury in many different ways, from a motor vehicle accident to a sports accident to a bicycle accident - and a number of other incidents could result in this type of severe injury as well. Although you cannot prevent all injuries, you can take preventive Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

When Can You Drive Again After Brain Injury?

“When can I start driving again?” is one of the questions patients with brain injuries often ask their doctors post-injury.  The answer, unfortunately, is not simple, as each patient is different and every case is unique. A brain injury can affect your vision, your thinking and perception, your physical abilities and your behavior including emotional control and good driving habits.  All Continue reading about Injury Law [...]