When the weather improves we will see more bicycles on the roadways. As the days get warmer and longer, cycling is an efficient, environmentally friendly and healthy alternative to the regular commute.
Vancouver and Surrey BC lawyers hear of many cycling accidents each year. For both cyclists and drivers, sharing … Continue reading “Right Turns and Cyclists: Who Has the Right of Way in Surrey?”
Summer is coming to an end, but for those with children this can be an exciting time as students head back to school this September. For B.C. drivers, this means we are sharing the road with more pedestrians, as many more children are out and about walking to and from … Continue reading “Increasing Pedestrian Safety in Vancouver”
Most motor vehicle accidents create enough damage that auto repair is needed, which leaves you requiring an alternate form of transportation the interim. Already consumed with the stress of the motor vehicle accident, you need to consider how you will get to medical appointments, get groceries, and get to work … Continue reading “Are You Entitled to a Rental Car If Your Car is Getting Repaired After an Auto Accident in B.C.?”
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.?”