According to a third party investigation released in 2022, the voices of hundreds of victims of sexual abuse within the Southern Baptist Convention were silenced when they tried to speak out about their experiences. The findings appear to indicate that, over the last two decades, more than 700 members of America’s largest Protestant church were subjected to sexual abuse, and that reports of this widespread misconduct were actively suppressed by the organization’s leadership. These shocking allegations have caused concerns about historic abuse in the Canadian National Baptist Convention. Click here to read more.
A proposed class action lawsuit alleges that, between 1976 and 2013, physical and sexual abuse of students was carried out by staff members employed at Vancouver College and St. Thomas More high schools. Before the class’s certification hearing, an applicant sought intervenor status to voice his concerns about the potentially negative unintended consequences of this proposed class action. To learn more, click here.
When a young man was seriously injured in a car accident, ICBC argued that he was not entitled to compensation for loss of future earning capacity. Preszler Injury Lawyers were able to help this permanently injured client receive the compensation he was rightfully owed. To learn more, click here.
Most people who play sports assume their own risk of injury. However, in certain scenarios, injured athletes might be eligible to pursue compensation for damages they have incurred during gameplay. To learn more, click here.
After being admitted to the hospital for a medical complaint, a Vancouver man in his 80s was involved in a fall, sustaining injuries in the process. With the help of Preszler Injury Lawyers, the plaintiff was able to prove the hospital’s vicarious liability and recover general damages for the injuries he sustained. Click here to learn more.
Even though our client had a history of cancer, their family doctor failed to accurately identify that her persistent back pain was, in fact, related to a large cancerous mass. This misdiagnosis ruined her chances for recovery. With the help of Preszler Injury Lawyers, this victim of medical negligence was able to recover compensation. Click here to read more.
Depending on the terms of your insurance policy and its definitions of disability, you might be able to collect long-term disability benefits if you are unable to work because of a severe injury, chronic illness, or disabling mental health condition. To learn more about long-term disability benefits, click here.