July 2020 Archives

Dealing with cross-border personal injury involving spinal cord

Some car accident injuries can have life-changing consequences. A spinal cord injury is one example of a catastrophic injury that can leave a victim paralyzed. The legal and insurance procedures for dealing with cross-border personal injury are complicated when such an accident occurs while British Columbia residents travel south of the border.

Cross-border personal injury: Never mix driving and cannabis

Whenever British Columbia residents travel to destinations south of the border, they will risk being victims of car accidents. The potential of suffering cross-border personal injury is higher when they cross paths with drivers who mix cannabis and driving. While most users believe they are perfectly capable of driving after using cannabis, THC, the active ingredient affects the ability to drive safely..

Cross-border personal injury and its impact on mental health

The consequences of car accidents typically go far beyond physical injuries. Concussions, lacerations, bruises and bone fractures could also be accompanied by psychological trauma. The mental trauma is exacerbated by further stresses of filing insurance claims and discussing possible lawsuits with lawyers. All of these matters become even more complicated if it involves a British Columbia resident who suffers a cross-border personal injury.

How to deal with cross-border personal injury

Anyone in British Columbia who gets into a vehicle is at risk of being an accident victim. The consequences can affect people in various ways, and if it involves cross-border personal injury, it might be a good idea to seek legal counsel. Each car accident is unique, and so are the resulting injuries. Thus, the road to recovery for each crash victim is different.

US immigration: Canadians exempted from entry suspensions

With current travel restrictions between Canada and the United States, people in British Columbia and other provinces might be unsure about the latest regulations. An executive order was issued that prohibits entry to the United States of nonimmigrants through the end of this year. U.S. immigration laws and regulations are changing rapidly, and when news about the suspensions was published, questions were asked about how it will affect border crossings by Canadians travelling to the United States. 

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