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.
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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.  ..

Auto Accidents in Vancouver and Common Makes Made on Your ICBC Claims

Paine Edmonds
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

ICBC injury claims are those injury claims arising out of the use or operation of a motor vehicle on a highway, not only in Vancouver but throughout British Columbia (B.C.). Typically, injured persons are drivers, passengers, pedestrians or cyclists, although this list is not exhaustive. If you’re looking to file an ICBC claim because of an
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