Distracted Driving in Vancouver B.C.

In British Columbia, distracted driving is the second leading cause of car accident fatalities and the cause of one-quarter of all crashes. Driver distraction entails attention being diverted from driving tasks. This can result in significant costs to society, such as: tragic loss of life, serious injuries, health expenses, property damage and insurance rates. Activities that can impact your ability Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

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 [...]

Top 10 Mistakes People Make When Dealing with ICBC

If you've been involved in an accident, contact our team of Vancouver ICBC lawyers right away. Don't make the mistake of filing an insurance claim on your own—with the help of a lawyer; you increase your chances of receiving the full compensation you deserve. Here are the top 10 mistakes made by accident victims when dealing with the ICBC: Not Talking to a Lawyer First There’s a dial tone Continue reading about Injury Law [...]

7 Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Car accidents happen quickly and unexpectedly, which is why it is a good idea to prepare yourself beforehand--so that when an accident does happen, you know what to do. The professionals at Taylor and Blair know that the chaos surrounding a car accident can make managing the situation difficult. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to lower the stress of the unanticipated event and protect Continue reading about Injury Law [...]