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  • 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. [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

We British Columbians are free to express regret, by way of an apology, without fear of civil consequences.  As Canadians, we’re known for that.  Saying “sorry” is about as stereotypically Canadian as saying “eh”.  We say the word absent any [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

I had a front row seat to witness the ugly side of insurance this past weekend. No, this isn’t another of my many rants about insurance companies.  This time it’s insurance itself that is the problem. Insurance protects us from [...]