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November 06, 2018
Construction “season” slows down in the colder weather but doesn’t cease entirely. Changing weather conditions also means more potholes and other wear and tear damage on Vancouver roadways, which require upkeep. Every year dozens of workers and motorists are killed in construction zone accidents, and our lawyers have several tips to make sure you and your family stay safe this winter season,… Read Full Post
August 24, 2018
If you’re ever in need of a personal injury lawyer, chances are you have a lot of important questions running through your mind. At Stephens & Holman, we recommend that all of our present and future clients ask as many questions as they need to understand their rights when it comes to filing a personal injury claim. Our experienced lawyers are here to assist you in every way possible and want you to be an… Read Full Post
Category: ICBC Law
February 09, 2018
On the night of Thursday, February 8, Vancouver had its first pedestrian fatality when a 55-year-old male was struck by a vehicle while walking in a crosswalk. According to the Vancouver Sun, investigators believe that it was the low light conditions and rainy weather that contributed to the accident, and not reckless or impaired driving. Pedestrian accidents… Read Full Post
November 20, 2017
The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), B.C.’s supplier of universal auto insurance, has recently been suffering financial problems, prompting a review by the local government. Lawyer General David Eby made the announcement in September that a review and a series of short-term changes will be needed to keep basic and optional insurance rates from continuing to increase. “This is one of the many… Read Full Post
September 15, 2017
There are many types of injuries that can occur because of an accident. One of the worst injuries you can suffer is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Of all the different types of injuries that happen across the world, brain injuries are the leading cause of permanent disability and death. Each year there are 166,455 brain injuries in Canada with 22,000 in British… Read Full Post
Category: Severe Injury
August 23, 2017
Over the last few years, there has been an increase in motorcycle accidents in British Columbia. Motorcycle accidents can be severe, as riders are significantly less protected than those in automobiles and can sustain traumatic injury when involved in a collision with another vehicle. At Stephens & Holman, we understand that riding is a freeing… Read Full Post
Category: Accident Law
August 15, 2017
At Stephens & Holman, our personal injury lawyers have experience handling many types of injury cases in and around Vancouver. We have been helping the people of British Columbia with their personal injury cases since 1983 and now have a large, dedicated team of professionals whose number one priority is a commitment to faithfully… Read Full Post
Category: Severe Injury
August 08, 2017
The unexpected death of a loved one is a traumatic experience. It’s especially devastating when that person was the head of the household, or responsible for a significant portion of the family’s finances. If your loved one’s death was caused by the negligence of another, a wrongful death claim may be filed to help compensate you for your loss. At Stephens & Holman, our… Read Full Post
Category: Wrongful Death
July 28, 2017
When you’re in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence the effects on you and your family can have dire consequences. This is especially true if you suffer a spinal cord injury as a result of the accident. This type of severe injury can have a long-lasting, negative outcome that alters the course of your life in many ways and places an undue burden on your… Read Full Post
Category: Severe Injury
July 20, 2017
When you go to someone's property, whether it’s a commercial business or a private home, you have the right to expect that the premises are safe. It’s the responsibility of the homeowner or business owner to make sure that their property is free of hazardous conditions. If they fail to do so, you or someone you love can suffer an injury because of their negligence, with… Read Full Post