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Month: October 2020

US Immigration: Travel outside Canada not encouraged

Oct 26, 2020 | U.S. Immigration

Officials in British Columbia and other provinces continue to advise Canadians to avoid nonessential travel south of the border. Most countries have restrictions on travel in place due to the ongoing pandemic. The travel advisories include trips by road and air, and even cruise ship travels. Although U.S. immigration authorities have extended the border closure, … Continue reading “US Immigration: Travel outside Canada not encouraged”

Cross-border personal injury: Living with spinal cord damage

Oct 26, 2020 | Cross-border Personal Injury

Spinal cord injuries could be catastrophic, and navigating insurance and legal proceedings if another party’s negligence caused it could exacerbate the trauma. Suppose the victim is a Vancouver resident who travelled to Seattle, where a negligent driver caused a crash. Under such circumstances, any subsequent efforts to seek financial relief for cross-border personal injury would … Continue reading “Cross-border personal injury: Living with spinal cord damage”

Cross-border personal injury risks higher in winter months

Oct 22, 2020 | Cross-border Personal Injury

British Columbia residents in Vancouver are not used to extreme weather conditions. Snowfalls occur only on an average of 10 days per year and seldom more than 1 cm deep. In contrast, Vancouver is the foggiest, wettest city in Canada. Although it rains throughout the year, during the winter, it could rain incessantly. Driving and … Continue reading “Cross-border personal injury risks higher in winter months”

Cross-border personal injury: Look out for drunk drivers

Oct 7, 2020 | Cross-border Personal Injury

Studies have shown that people are not good at judging their own levels of impairment. The fact that they have consumed alcohol is enough reason not to drive a vehicle. Many British Columbia residents have been victims of accidents caused by drunk drivers. When such accidents occur while driving south of the border, recovering damages … Continue reading “Cross-border personal injury: Look out for drunk drivers”