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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

I’m not a “perfect physical specimen.” If you know me, you are likely rolling your eyes and muttering: “Really? You don’t say!” Not a perfect psychological specimen either. “No sh** Sherlock!” I’m functioning really well, though. After over 20 years [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
Keep your doctor happy

A family doctor recently shared her frustration with me about one of my clients. I had arranged the discussion. I asked if there was anything more my client could do to recover from her crash injuries. It is one of [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Money talks.  ICBC’s “worst case scenario” rate increase of 42% over the next four years is screaming out. Will we listen? Last week I shared my “Aha!” moment: by treating only the symptoms of our road safety disease we are [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
Face some Consequences!

“The driver who rear-ended my car should have to arrange child care for my kids when I have to go for my treatments, and should have to sit in the waiting room with me”. A friend of mine is feeling [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Is it cheating for an insurance adjuster to mislead you, or is deception fair game in a negotiation?  This is the third in a series of columns dedicated to the exposure of insurance adjuster deception. This time, my focus is [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

This is the second column of a series I am writing to expose common arguments that some insurance adjusters make that are so lacking a foundation in logic, science and law that I consider them an attempt at cheating. This [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Injured victims usually wait until ICBC has cut off treatment funding before they come to me for advice. With ongoing pain and mounting bills, they have nowhere else to turn. That first meeting often begins with the injured victim scrambling [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

“Yeah, but.” A response sometimes attributed to teenagers? Roughly translated: “Yes, I did that, but here are all the reasons why it wasn’t my fault or I’m not responsible”. “Yeah, but” comes up a lot in ICBC claims. An absentminded [...]