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Tag Archives: One Crash is too Many

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

“I would like to inform you about the tremendous positive impact you have had on my driving behaviour and that of my husband.  In addition, your influence has resulted in me becoming a better pedestrian.” Thank you, Colleen, for those [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
Injured runner

Writer in a Triathlon! I was inspired to do a sprint distance triathlon last summer.  Jake Van Allen, a triathlete who articled with my firm, was my inspiration. The name of this miniature triathlon fits for real triathlete’s like Jake [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

A zombie, following a Pokemon, steps out onto the street ahead of your vehicle. You see it coming “a mile away”.  You’ve heard of the Pokemon craze that has zombified the population; folks wandering around with their eyes glued to [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
Every Corner is a Crosswalk

Do jaywalkers annoy you? A lunch meeting the other day was scheduled at a lovely little restaurant along Lakeshore Drive in Kelowna.  I was a couple minutes late, and thankful to nail a parking spot almost directly across the street. [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Each of us has been, or very likely will be, touched personally by a crash:  a family member or close friend killed;  ourselves or someone close to us suffering life altering injuries; learning of tragedy suffered by someone we don’t [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

You have to train for a triathlon that you didn’t sign up for, you get none of the fringe benefits and you don’t get to check it off your bucket list because you won’t be entering the race. I am [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
Driving his new car. Confident mature businessman driving car and looking away

I back out of my driveway every morning at about 5:15 a.m.  Traffic on that quiet street at that time of the morning is rare. This morning,  as my back bumper is meeting the curb, a little red car comes [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

“…I wonder how many drivers that injure someone in an accident follow up to understand how the injury may have effected that person.  I’m left with an impression that ICBC keeps the person responsible out of that part of the [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

I learned yesterday that my mother’s cancer has returned, with a vengeance. She had fought hard, and won the battle a few years ago, but this go-around there is no hope to overcome the disease. I felt devastated by the [...]