Unfortunately, there are many circumstances where a person suffers an injury, but does not have a viable personal injury claim. This often arises when it is very difficult, if not impossible, to prove negligence on the part of the suspected wrongdoer. As a result, a person does not always have a claim against someone even though they have suffered an injury, regardless of how serious it is.

Seek Legal Advice from Our Firm Immediately

If you have suffered an injury, but you are uncertain whether you have a claim or not, the best thing to do is to seek legal advice immediately, especially since different types of legal claims have different deadlines to sue. In British Columbia, a lawsuit arising from personal injury must be filed within two years of the incident which caused the injury. If you are seeking a disability lawyer in Vancouver, the personal injury lawyers, case managers, and paralegals at Paine Edmonds LLP have vast experience in handling personal injury and disability claims arising from a variety of causes. Please feel free to call today for a free consultation.

If you do have a viable personal injury claim, if an insurance company is involved, it’s vitally important you realize that the insurance company is acting in the interest of the wrongdoer who caused the accident, not you. Only a personal injury lawyer retained by you can properly represent you and your best interests.

Why Hire a Paine Edmonds Personal Injury Lawyer?

Please see the slideshow below to learn more about the advantages of hiring a Paine Edmonds personal injury lawyer.

"On your side, by your side"

We know you have a choice when choosing a lawyer after you have been injured. So why hire Paine Edmonds?

Dealing with a personal injury claim can be a stressful experience without the right lawyer working for you. No matter where you live in BC, our lawyers know how to make the process easier and less stressfulfor you so youcan focus on what matters most: recovering from your injuries and getting your life back on track.

Experience, expertise and skill

Our Personal injury Law Group has been energetically and successfully representing people injured in car accidents for decades. We can recognize that people need to specialized legal help to get the best result from their personal injury claims. Our team of lawyers and paralegals have the experience, the expertise and the specific skills to get the job done. Whether it is through trial, mediation, or informal negociation, our lawyers have successfully handled all types of personal injury claims including severe soft tissue injuries, chronic pain, brain injuries, paraplegia, quadriplegia, and other types of catastrophic injuries.

The team approach

We at Paine Edmonds can offer you something different: a team approach. When you hire one of our Personnal Injury Law Group lawyers, you get the benefit of our whole team. Our team of lawyers meet and consult, with one another on a daily baisis at our Vancouver office. This means that our clients benefit from the collective efforts of a close knit, open-door law firm. Whether you live in Vancouver, or anywhere in British Columbia, we work together for you.

Leadership

Our team is lead and actively mentored by senior partner Steve H. Heringa, a Vancouver trial lawyer with over 30 years of personal injury claims experience. He has appeared on behalf of his clients at every level of court in British Columbia as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. In the ground-setting decision of HAll v. Hebert, he appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada as lead counsel. This decision changed the law to allow people to purue a claim for injuries in circumstances where they were previosly denied. Under his guidance, our lawyers all strive to be leader in the handling of personnal injury claims in British Columbia.

Quality and value

Our policy is simple and straightforward: you rinitial consultation is free, and you will pay no fees intil we have successfully concluded your claim. We believe that no personal injury claim myst ever be rushed. Thorough investigation, creative analysis, and practical solutions are what every client can expect from our Personal Injury Law Group lawyers. We give our clients the time and energy that their personal injury claims deserve.