What Compensation Is Available for a Head or Brain Injury Accident?

Paine Edmonds
Thursday, June 15, 2017

An acquired head or brain injury can impact your life significantly. From getting ready in the morning to earning an income, to preserving an interpersonal relationship, and raising a family, a brain injury can make seemingly simple tasks far more difficult to achieve. ..

When Should You Litigate Your ICBC Claim?

Paine Edmonds
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

You may view that ICBC will protect you financially if you get injured in a car accident. While this is true in certain cases, many times you will want the advice of a personal injury lawyer in Vancouver to let you know if you better off to litigate your ICBC claim. ..

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer in Vancouver?

Paine Edmonds
Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Getting injured is never fun. Being involved in an accident can cause tremendous pain, emotional suffering, social isolation, difficulties with employment, income loss, and extensive medical expenses. You may need compensation for your losses. ..

When Does a Slip and Fall Become a Personal Injury Case?

Paine Edmonds
Monday, December 05, 2016

Slip and fall accidents can happen virtually anywhere, from stairways to parking lots. In many cases, property owners are at fault for failing to make expected and reasonable repairs to their property. When they fail to provide the proper upkeep, it can put visitors, residents, or customers in danger. While you may adamantly believe that your injury was caused by a property owner’s negligence, this is not enough to win your case. You must also provide compelling evidence and proof that they are at fault for your slip and fall incident. From the personal injury lawyers at Paine Edmonds LLP who are well-versed in helping you with your slip and fall accident claims, here are some items to consider when you’re filing for a slip and fall claim. ..

When Can You Sue for Wrongful Dismissal in Vancouver?

Paine Edmonds
Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Wrongful dismissal impacts many workers not only in Vancouver, but throughout British Columbia (B.C.) and it needs to be redressed quickly when it occurs. To file a claim under the B.C. Employment Standards Act, you have just six months from the termination date and to sue your employer, you have a two years from when you were let go. Anyone can sue their employer for wrongful dismissal, whether you work full-time, part-time or are an employee on probation.

What Constitutes a Pedestrian Injury Claim in Vancouver?

Paine Edmonds
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

When a vehicle hits a pedestrian, it is a frightening matter. The accident is often very serious for the pedestrian and can result in life-change injuries or death, even if the vehicle was moving slowly. An unsuspecting pedestrian has virtually no protection from a motor vehicle, unlike the driver inside. Young children and older adults are particularly vulnerable as they may be less aware of drivers on the road and are more likely to fail to pay attention to traffic signals and move outside of crosswalks. Accidents with elderly pedestrians are more likely to be fatal and this is because beyond age 70, elderly pedestrians tend to cross intersections more slowly and have diminished reaction time, vision, and visual processing speed.  ..