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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Improper headrest adjustments are one of many standard allegations ICBC makes against victims of negligent driving. The allegation is almost always made in a formal document called a Response to Civil Claim. A recent example: “The Plaintiff…failed to properly adjust [...]

  • 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

There is no dispute: seatbelts save lives.  Statistics clearly show that car crash deaths go down as seatbelt use goes up. I buckle up every time I am behind the wheel and insist that everyone else in my vehicle do [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Legal column encouraging responsible driving by explaining that a “car accident” is not an accident, but a “crash” that can be avoided [...]