All provinces in Canada, including British Columbia, have passed legislation to combat distracted driving, as this is seen as an issue that impacts all parts of Canada. These laws largely focus around the use of cellphones while behind the wheel, with an emphasis on texting, browsing the Internet, updating social media sites, taking pictures and doing other things that take the driver's eyes off of the road for an extended period of time.
As the warmer weather makes its way into British Columbia, bicyclists are going to start coming out to enjoy the weather. With these small two-wheel bikes on the roadways, it is important for all drivers to pay attention and watch for them because if a bicyclist is struck by a motor vehicle, the injuries to the bicyclist can be serious or fatal.
The family of a 42-year-old immigrant who had settled in British Columbia is suing his employer for what they say is overwork that led to his death. The man worked at a chicken factory, and according to the family, he worked 60 to 70 hours per week. He died of a heart attack after working a 13-hour shift on March 22, 2013.
The driver who caused a fatal head-on crash on Easter Sunday 2013 made no attempt to avoid the collision, according to a new report issued by the British Columbia Coroners Service. The report said the driver who was struck tried to swerve out of the way before the deadly impact.
Most people in British Columbia are familiar with whiplash as a type of injury, but they may not know what happens physiologically to a person's body at the moment of impact that causes the whiplash. Most studies investigating this have simulated rear-end vehicle collisions, and this is one of the most common types of accidents that results in whiplash.
A Vernon woman is still hospitalised almost three months after suffering serious injuries in a car accident. It has taken this long for RCMP to identify the suspect, who now faces charges.
Several people were hurt in a two-car accident near the British Columbia Institute of Technology campus in Burnaby on Feb. 17. The crash happened around 1:30 p.m.
If your loved one died because of a driver's negligent actions, our law firm may be able to help you hold the driver liable for damages. Serving the greater British Columbia area, Michael Golden Law Corporation has nearly three decades of experience in personal injury claims and is familiar with the province's strict regulations surrounding these legal procedures.
Two people died following a two-car accident that occurred in British Columbia on Jan. 23. Police said that weather may have been a contributing factor in the crash, which occurred when one of the vehicles involved lost control and struck the other.
All people in British Columbia are required to carry insurance purchased through the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. In the event a person is injured in a motor vehicle accident, he or she may make a claim to ICBC.