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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
Man changing his face

A judgment released May 10, 2013, following an eight day Supreme Court of British Columbia personal injury trial, reminds me of the saying: “A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client”.  The decision reads like [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Each of us has a story about how cutting a financial corner has ended up costing more in the long run. A Burnaby convenience store owner has a story that would blow all of ours out of the water. A [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

“Do not sign anything” is a stern warning I see or hear from time to time in marketing materials by some personal injury lawyers. Use that phrase as a google search criteria and the first page of results includes a [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

I sometimes wonder if those consulting with me are disappointed by the straight-forward legal advice that I give them. Some seem to be looking for clever tactical pointers.  Certainly, a personal injury lawyer must have a few tricks up his [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Legal column explaining that hiding facts from a lawyer can cause irreparable damage to a case and must be avoided by maintaining an honest relationship with your lawyer [...]