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Achieving Justice – weekly news column since January 2007


  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Please join me, others whose lives have been impacted by death and injury from road traffic incidents, representatives of fire, ambulance and police services, and other concerned citizens for the brief ceremony.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Please very carefully guard against getting to the point of your liability insurance company pointing fingers at a child or their parents to avoid having to fully compensate a child for their injuries and losses.

  • Published by Hergott Law,

Once a driver becomes aware of the presence of children on a residential street, the driver must take special precautions for the safety of other children who might come onto the street as well.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Most drivers are unaware of the danger of “inattention blindness”, a term to describe a phenomenon that occurs when the brain is engaged in something else besides driving and your brain fails to process some of the available visual information.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Awareness that chatting with a passenger is distracting will hopefully lead both drivers and passengers to be cautious about becoming wrapped up in a discussion, and to compensate by each of them paying extra attention to the roadway while choosing

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

But the most critically important piece of scientifically proven information they failed to share: “Evidence also concludes that there is no difference between the cognitive diversion associated with hands-free and hand-held cell phone use”.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

I have a suggestion that might reduce the embarrassment and character aspersion that can come from ICBC retained investigators prowling around to interview your employers, co-workers, friends and acquaintances.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

The more significant your injuries and losses, the more likely ICBC will engage the services of a private investigation firm and the higher the degree of investigation.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

It is an issue that has never before been addressed by our courts because no-one has ever made ICBC’s investigation tactics an issue in a trial ... until now.