personal injury

Do Driver Penalty Points Affect My ICBC Premiums?

January 14, 2020

Categories: ICBC Claims

Tagged with: personal injury

Driver penalty points will affect your ICBC premiums if you collect too many of them over a year. The greater the number of points accrued, the higher your premiums will rise. That is why it is vital to challenge any driving infractions so that your premiums will not skyrocket by obtaining legal counsel. A Preszler … Continue reading Do Driver Penalty Points Affect My ICBC Premiums?

Do Employers Check for DUIs?

January 14, 2020

Categories: ICBC Claims

Tagged with: personal injury

Since “Driving Under the Influence” (DUI) is a criminal offence, and nearly all employers conduct a background check on potential hires, a DUI on your record may seriously affect your ability to obtain gainful employment. In some fields, including law enforcement, teaching, or other government positions, not only is a background check a certainty– but … Continue reading Do Employers Check for DUIs?

Tanaka v. London Drugs Limited: Store Not Liable for Customer-on-Customer Assault

August 25, 2019

Categories: Premises Liability

Tagged with: personal injury

It is well-established in B.C. law that the “occupier” of a property, such as a retail store, can be held liable for a personal injury sustained by members of the public due to negligence. This does not mean the occupier is automatically responsible for every injury that occurs on its property. Instead, the B.C. Occupiers Liability … Continue reading Tanaka v. London Drugs Limited: Store Not Liable for Customer-on-Customer Assault