Sometimes in motor vehicle accident cases, the Defendant will argue that the injured parties’ injuries would not have been so severe if the injured party had been wearing a seatbelt. If this argument succeeds, then the Court will reduce the Plaintiff’s damages by some percentage. A common reduction is 25 … Continue reading “What is the Seatbelt Defense in B.C.?”
To increase their efforts to contain the number one killer on the roads, local police in York and Toronto are focusing on distracted driving for the next six weeks. During this Distracted Driving Blitz, which began on July 29, 2014, police from these two major cities will be making an … Continue reading “Don't Let Your Mobile Phone Distract You: Safe Driving in BC”
Is it legal for a bicycle rider to pass cars stopped in a line of traffic to the right of those cars?
The answer is maybe not. This is a common maneuver that one can see almost any day there are bicycle riders, especially in the summer. However, surprisingly, it … Continue reading “Bicycle Traffic Laws Explained”
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 … Continue reading “Teen car accidents”
According to statistics the majority of multiple vehicle accidents that involve a motorcycle are not the motorcyclist’s fault. Motorcyclists can take precautions to avoid accidents. Taking an approved safety course and driving defensively won’t prevent an accident but will lower the risk. If an accident should happen to you, we … Continue reading “Need help with a Motorcycle Accident?”