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Achieving Justice – weekly news column since January 2007


  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

To dissuade those who think they might get away with dishonesty in the courtroom, we have made lying under oath a criminal offence. And the courts apply suitably severe sentences.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

The motorist had given the true version of events to an ICBC adjuster (who has since retired) shortly after the collision. I knew that because of notes of that discussion within the ICBC file materials.That version of events changed over

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

The scenarios I am referring to arise when one lane is flowing while another lane (or lanes) have come to a stop.This regularly occurs with HOV lanes. Only those with more than one occupant can cruise past while others are

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

“If roads are in such a condition that a motor car cannot safely proceed at all, it is the duty of the driver to stop. If the roads are in such a condition that it is not safe to go

  • 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.