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Road safety – Impaired driving

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

We are moving in the right direction with recently announced changes to ICBC premiums. But we could do so very much better. ICBC premiums are being adjusted in a way that, to some extent, will increase accountability for those who

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

“The crash occurred because I was texting, not because I was drunk. Now pay me the money!” That’s my blunt paraphrasing of a small claims lawsuit against ICBC. And it makes me feel sick to my stomach. The lawsuit arose

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

It was out of character for Lori, the single, hard working, mother of four. She was always the one ensuring that no one would be drinking and driving. Imagine what her children, the youngest aged six, felt as their mother

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Witnesses to the Christmas morning danger of an erratic driver in West Kelowna did the right thing by calling 911. Police found him as he was pulling into a driveway. Turns out he had 2 ½ times the legal limit

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

I used “drunk killer apologizes” as my internet search to find news reports of Marco Muzzo, the 29 year old drunk killer of three children and their grandfather, whose sentencing hearing in Newmarket, Ontario, made the news this past week. 

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

‘Tis the season… According to a December 22nd news report, a Salmon Arm man stumbled out of a pub, tripped over a curb and walked into a tree before getting into his car and taking off.  It was by the

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

I am lucky to have been born with the kind of analytical brain that works well with maths and sciences. Looking back, I feel that very little of the course work I did in maths and sciences has benefitted me

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

My wife and I host a little pre-Christmas get-together every year to help get into the mood of the Season. The evening “activity” has a crew sitting around the piano with me taking requests from the Reader’s Digest “Merry Christmas