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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

Sweet sixteen and “surprise!”, my daughter is behind the wheel. Okay, more like a frog slowly heating up in a pot, but still a surprise to my heart. I so clearly remember the 15 minute naps on the living room [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Here’s a “who are you” riddle. A car stalls in traffic; you lend a hand to push it off the road. A vehicle is stuck in snow; you help digging or pushing it out. Someone needs a boost; you pull [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

“It wasn’t me!” A quick internet search will take you to the hilarious “farting scene” in Rocket Man. Two astronauts in space suits are connected by a hose.  One astronaut’s space suit balloons up with gas pressure after the sound of [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
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“Shut the front door!  I don’t even know about this?  I used to work for them!” That was the animated reaction from a friend of mine who used to sell ICBC insurance.  I had just told her about the availability [...]

  • 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

How much automobile liability insurance do you purchase? Do you buy the minimum amount of $200,000 required by B.C. law? I see the magnitude of losses suffered by road traffic victims on a day-to-day basis. Losses regularly exceed the minimum. [...]