Blog
See Related Topics arrow

August 2014 Archives

Woman successfully sues husband for crashing into moose

A British Columbia woman will be receiving more than $3 million from her husband's insurance company as the result of injuries she received in 2008 when her husband crashed their vehicle into a moose. The couple and their two children were travelling north on Highway 37 when a moose entered the road from the opposite side, crossed over the oncoming lane and entered the lane occupied by the family's vehicle.

Accident victim's mother calls for changes in BC law

A 30-year-old man who struck and killed a pedestrian was fined $2,000 and banned from driving for five years by a British Columbia court on Aug. 12. The man, an Alberta resident originally from Kelowna, had entered a plea of guilty to a charge of driving without due care and attention, and the mother of the female pedestrian killed by the man's modified SUV was not happy with the sentence. The Perth, Australia, woman has called on lawmakers to stiffen penalties for negligent drivers.

Alcohol, speed possible factors in fatal bridge crash

British Columbia authorities say that alcohol and speed could have been factors in a fatal accident on the Granville Street Bridge in Vancouver. The rear-end collision happened about 4 a.m. on July 31, forcing police to close the southbound lanes for several hours during their investigation.

Cyclist suffers critical injuries in hit-and-run accident

A British Columbia cyclist was injured in an alleged hit-and-run car accident on July 30. According to the report, the 55-year-old man was travelling on Kingsway Avenue near Pitt Meadows just before midnight when he was struck by a large passenger vehicle that was thought to be either a truck or a SUV.

Get Your Answers Today.

Effective Negotiation And Litigation Services Suited To Your Needs.

Privacy Policy | Business Development Solutions by FindLaw, part of Thomson Reuters.