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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

School bus drivers made the news last month with their complaints about drivers ignoring school bus warning lights. A little on-line searching led me to a public posting site that left me gobsmacked.  Here is one of the online postings:  [...]

  • 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 protection of children’s legal rights (topic of my last two columns) is important, but doing our best to protect our children from being harmed in the first place is even more so. We do our best to keep our [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

This column is a follow-up to my last, about protecting the rights of injured children. This week I’m writing about limitation periods for children’s ICBC claims. Until I teased her to death, I had a friend who used to say, [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Protecting the rights of injured children comes with its challenges. What do we do when a child is hurt?  We hear the cry or scream and do our best to remain calm while we assess whether or not there is [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
Close-up of hockey player legs

We learned in the news recently about a strict policy issued in an e-mail to coaches of the Toronto Leaside Girls Hockey Association.  The e-mail included this directive regarding physical contact with players: “Putting hands on shoulders, slapping butts, tapping them [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

I’m camping with my family in a lovely campground in Deception Pass, Washington.  The peace and tranquility is broken only by the periodic fly by of naval jets.  It’s quite comical, actually.  This camping trip’s “most memorable event” so far [...]