By Jaron Fergusson On October 17, 2018, the recreational use of marijuana will become legal across Canada. What does this change mean for drivers in British Columbia? It may mean an increase in the frequency of people driving while under the influence of the intoxicating substance, THC. But is … [Read more...] about Is it Legal to Smoke Pot and Drive?
Personal Injury Law Blog
By: Christopher Morcom Have you been injured in a car accident outside of BC? If you are injured in a car accident while on vacation, you may still be entitled to compensation: If your car accident occurs outside of British Columbia, you can still be entitled to benefits from ICBC pursuant … [Read more...] about Can I Make a Claim if my Car Accident Occurs Outside of BC?
By James Gill In an era where publications, reviews, and profiles for both individuals and businesses are increasingly found online, defamation law (often called “libel and slander law”) has become ever more relevant and important. This begs the question: What is defamation? In short, defamation … [Read more...] about An Introduction to Defamation Law in British Columbia
What can you do when someone causes a car accident that reduces the value of your vehicle? In British Columbia, if your vehicle has been damaged and the repairs cost $2,000 or more, this must be declared to any potential purchaser. Significant damage and repairs often result in a vehicle being worth … [Read more...] about Accelerated Depreciation After a Car Accident
By Kerry Grieve Are you wondering if pedestrians have the right of way? As with many questions of law, the answer to this question is a qualified “maybe”. Many pedestrians appear to think they have the right of way, simply because they are pedestrians. While technically it is true that pedestrians … [Read more...] about Do pedestrians have the right of way?
By Kenneth P. Serné Dash cams, once the territory of only tech-savvy motorists and Russians capturing meteors (yes!—Google it!), are now becoming mainstream. An excellent quality high definition dash cam can now be had for under $100 online. They are easy to install and have excellent … [Read more...] about Dash cams – Should you get one?