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Is a Distracted Driver Always Responsible for a Car Accident?

September 16, 2018

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Distracted driving is a major cause of car accidents in B.C. In many respects, drivers distracted by their phones and other electronic devices pose an

Proving a Car Accident Actually Caused the Victim’s Injuries

September 09, 2018

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When dealing with the legal aftermath of car accident, you cannot assume that a B.C. judge will conclude that your claimed injuries were the direct re

Can I Seek Damages for PTSD Following a Car Accident?

September 02, 2018

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After a motor vehicle accident, our immediate focus tends to be on treating any physical injuries. But accidents are also a serious form of trauma, on

Is a Senior Centre Liable for an Elderly Person’s Trip and Fall Accident?

August 15, 2018

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Trip and fall accidents are often the result of a property owner's negligence. Under B.C. law, an occupier is legally required to keep their premises

How Do B.C. Courts Assess Damages for Chronic Pain Victims?

August 15, 2018

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Not all car accident injuries heal with time. Many B.C. residents find themselves dealing with chronic pain for years following an accident. Chronic p

How Can a Negligent Defendant Shift Blame to Me for a Car Accident?

August 14, 2018

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In any auto accident case, the defence may invoke two legal principles designed to shift blame away from their own negligence and towards the plaintif

How can a Car Accident Affect My Ability to Earn a Living?

August 14, 2018

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A car accident lasts just a few seconds, but it can have a lifelong impact on your physical and mental health. In many cases, an accident will lead to

Is a Commercial Trucking Accident Always the Fault of the Tractor-Trailer Driver?

July 04, 2018

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In many cases, a commercial truck accident is the fault of someone associated with the larger vehicle, such as the driver or owner of the tractor-trai

What Happens If ICBC Accuses Me of Filing a False Insurance Claim?

July 04, 2018

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Dealing with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is never as easy as you might hope. Although the crown corporation is supposed to pa

How Do Previous Accidents Factor Into My Personal Injury Claim?

July 04, 2018

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In assessing damages following a car accident, a British Columbia judge will carefully scrutinize the victim's pre-accident medical condition, includi

Preszler Law Featured on CTV Vancouver “Ask An Expert” Changes to ICBC Claims – Be Scared!

June 28, 2018

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Preszler Law Firm can be seen regularly on CTV Vancouver “Ask An Expert”. Our lawyers will provide answers to your legal concerns from motor vehic

Preszler Law Featured on CTV Vancouver “Ask An Expert” The Importance of Insurance

June 28, 2018

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Preszler Law Firm can be seen regularly on CTV Vancouver “Ask An Expert”. Our lawyers will provide answers to your legal concerns from motor vehic

How do B.C. Courts Resolve a “She Said/She Said” Accident Dispute?

June 27, 2018

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When fault is disputed following a car accident, it is always helpful if there are third-party witnesses around who can testify as to what happened. I

Three Types of ICBC Claims

June 14, 2018

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What to do if ICBC has denied your claimThere are three main kinds of ICBC claims.The first kind of ICBC claim is for damage done to your vehi

What is an Inevitable Accident?

June 14, 2018

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Picture this: You’re a passenger in your friend’s car. The two of you are traveling below the speed limit at night in a forested area of British C

Ten Mistakes People Make With ICBC Claims

June 14, 2018

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Each year, British Columbia’s compulsory auto insurer, ICBC, processes around 900,000 insurance claims. In 2016, the average settlement for minor in

Sorting Out Liability for a BC Car Accident

June 04, 2018

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Liability for a car accident often focuses on whether one or multiple drivers failed to obey applicable traffic laws. Consider the simple case of a dr

The hazards of walking and talking on your cell phone and how to prevent pedestrian accidents

May 28, 2018

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Distracted driving is an issue making headlines throughout British Columbia in recent months as cell phone use while driving has become increasingly p

Can I Seek Damages if a Car Accident Destroys My Business?

May 18, 2018

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Many British Columbia residents work for themselves. This can have significant advantages, but there is also one big disadvantage: if you are seriousl

What is a Child’s Liability for Causing an Accident?

May 11, 2018

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The majority of personal injury cases involve the actions of adults. There are some situations, such as bicycle accidents, in which the negligent part

Ignoring Medical Advice can Prove Costly in B.C. Personal Injury Litigation

May 11, 2018

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Any personal injury lawyer will tell you it is a bad idea to represent yourself in court. It is equally ill-advised to serve as your own doctor follow

Can a BC Car Accident Lead to Early-Onset Dementia?

May 11, 2018

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A traumatic brain injury is often dismissed as nothing more than “getting knocked out for a few seconds.” Indeed, the popular tendency to describe

Am I Entitled to Compensation for the Risk of Future Surgery Following a Car Accident?

May 10, 2018

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The effects of a car accident can stay with a victim the rest of his or her life. We are not simply talking about psychological trauma or pain and suf

What You Need to Know Before You Contact ICBC

May 01, 2018

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Car accidents occur every day in British Columbia. Many result in little more than minor property damage that is easily fixed by a repair shop. Some a

Preszler’s Sponsorship of FACEBC

March 30, 2018

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Preszler Law is happy to announce their Visionary Sponsorship of a new women’s organization, Feminist Association for Collaborative Education (FACEB

How Not Seeking Medical Treatment After a Car Accident Can Cost You in Court

March 30, 2018

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Last updated Aug. 31, 2018.For most British Columbians, being involved in an automobile accident is a thankfully rare occurrence. And being injure

Preszler Law Featured on CTV Vancouver “Ask An Expert” Wintertime Liabilities

March 22, 2018

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Preszler Law Firm can be seen regularly on CTV Vancouver “Ask An Expert”. Our lawyers will provide answers to your legal concerns from motor vehic

From the plaintiff’s perspective, what happens throughout a slip and fall claims process?

March 08, 2018

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Last updated Aug. 31, 2018.In a slip and fall case, everyone has a job to do. Your job is to try and recover from your injuries and return to your

Preszler Law on CTV Morning Live – Slip and Fall Accidents

March 08, 2018

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This time of year, we often see icy roads and sidewalks and as a homeowner, it is important to know what your responsibilities are to keep your proper

How Does the Law Protect British Columbia Pedestrians?

March 08, 2018

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On average, around 1,600 bicyclists and 2,600 pedestrians are injured in automobile accidents in British Columbia every year. Such accidents are among

Can I Still Make an ICBC Injury Claim if the Other Driver Does Not Have Insurance?

March 08, 2018

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British Columbia law requires that every driver in the province carry auto insurance provided by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (more c

Preszler Law Featured on CTV Vancouver “Ask An Expert” Waivers

March 08, 2018

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Do you know your rights before signing a waiver? Seth Wheeldon from Preszler Law spoke with CTV News Vancouver about waivers, safety and liabilities.

Five Common Winter Sports Injuries in British Columbia

March 08, 2018

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Winter provides a great opportunity across Canada to enjoy skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, hockey, and other winter

Five Benefits of Hiring an ICBC Lawyer

March 08, 2018

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When is it a good idea for you to hire a lawyer to assist you with your ICBC claim? You may have been involved in a complex accident where ICBC allege

An Introduction to Long-Term Disability Denials

March 08, 2018

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In British Columbia, long-term disability (LTD) insurance policies are commonly provided as a part of employment benefit packages. These policies prov

British Columbia Slip and Fall Basics

March 08, 2018

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Last updated Aug. 31, 2018.According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, falls are the number one cause of injuries leading to hosp