MEDICAL EXPENSES: Can Renovations Be Claimed?

In a September 13, 2013 Tax Court of Canada case, the taxpayer’s claim for amounts paid to install engineered hardwood flooring as a medical expense was denied by CRA. The engineered hardwood replaced fairly new carpet in the taxpayer’s five … Continue reading

Compensatory Damage in Personal Injury Cases

Mind, Body and Wallet: Compensatory Damage in Personal Injury Cases (via http://www.eLawsuit.com) Whether your personal injury is the result of a car accident or an incident at a place of business, your condition will impact many different aspects of your … Continue reading

Pets and personal injury claims

When Good Pets Go Bad: What You Need To Know About Personal Injury Claims (via www.thepetblog.net) Thanks to Guest Author W.T. Johnson for this article. Americans love their pets, which can range from more common pets like dogs and cats … Continue reading

If you’ve been injured, when should you pursue your claim?

When is a Personal Injury Claim Worth Pursuing? (via http://www.eLawsuit.com) Simply being alive creates numerous opportunities for people to be injured. An individual could literally be doing nothing more than enjoying a cup of iced coffee at their favorite restaurant … Continue reading

If you slip and fall at a store, what should you do?

Shopping Safely: What to do if You Slip and Fall at the Store (via http://www.eLawsuit.com) When you’re heading out to the mall, safety probably isn’t the first thing on your mind. You have an agenda, items to be picked up, … Continue reading

Before personal injury litigation, expect the unexpected

Expecting The Unexpected Before Injury Litigation (via http://www.eLawsuit.com) If you asked a group of people about the things they hope to do in life, not many would include having to call a personal injury lawyer on that list.  As most … Continue reading

A Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer’s Tips for Mediation!

Most clients who come to my Vancouver Personal Injury law practice have heard of mediation. However, in order to take full advantage of mediation, a number of key points must be understood by you, the client, before the mediation takes … Continue reading

Don’t pull up the white flag!

Personal injury clients sometimes come to me with cases that don’t look winnable to them. There are usually one of two reasons for this. Either they know the car accident was not their fault but they don’t have any witnesses … Continue reading

Don’t let insurance companies force you into accepting cheap settlements

In my experience representing injured clients over the last three decades, it’s not uncommon for insurance companies to count on injured Plaintiffs being forced into accepting cheap settlements because they are unable to afford the long wait for their trial … Continue reading