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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

“Accidents happen. That’s what insurance is for.” is an overwhelmingly common attitude.”  Just typing those words made my skin crawl. Is insurance “for accidents?” Or does insurance actually cause crashes by removing driver accountability? Consider the impact of the “you [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Only fifty-five per cent have a current and legal will? It seems I put the cart way, way before the horse with my last column, warning about wills being challenged in court! I had no idea that so many haven’t [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

I am filled with gratitude. The fourth annual event to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims on November 18th was well attended.  I didn’t do a count myself, but I am told that there were over [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

A solemn day of remembrance has just past.  It was a particularly poignant one for me because I attended a Remembrance Day ceremony at my two youngest children’s elementary school.  Morgan, the older of the two, had small speaking and [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

A cube shaped Nissan, parked in front of a neighbour’s home, caught my attention as I was on my way home the other day.  My neighbour was chatting with the driver, so I pulled up to ask about it.  The [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

The potential benefits of mediation are discussed with respect to the negotiation dispute between the B.C. government and teachers. Mediation adds pressure to both parties to come to an agreement or else the case goes to the courts where the [...]