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Month: May 2021

High-risk driving causes many car accidents

May 28, 2021 | Cross-border Personal Injury

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) says high-risk driving is responsible for a significant percentage of road accidents. Such driving threatens the lives of drivers, other vehicle occupants, pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.   According to the ICBC, the most dangerous driving behaviours include disregarding traffic control devices, improper passing, failing to yield and not maintaining safe following … Continue reading “High-risk driving causes many car accidents”

Options to recover damages after a British Columbia car accident

May 19, 2021 | Injuries

Sometimes, car accident victims in Vancouver fail to reach agreements with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC). When that happens, they have other options to pursue financial relief. Vehicle owners need to know that a tribunal or civil court does not necessarily consider the decisions made by the ICBC. The following ICBC decisions often … Continue reading “Options to recover damages after a British Columbia car accident”

Work options when focus shifts to Canada

May 10, 2021 | Canadian Immigration Law

A significant number of foreign nationals are shifting their focus to British Columbia and other provinces in Canada due to the limited employment opportunities south of the border. Holders of H-1B visas in the United States may choose one of the work authorization options offered under Canadian immigration laws.  Global talent stream Foreign IT workers who would … Continue reading “Work options when focus shifts to Canada”

Certain prescription medicines increase crash risks

May 6, 2021 | Cross-border Personal Injury

A study conducted by the University of British Columbia underscored the dangers posed by drivers who use certain prescription medications. Although these drivers risk their own lives, their passengers and other road users face the same risks. The researchers determined that certain medicines increase crash risks by anywhere from 24% to 35%.  Medications included in … Continue reading “Certain prescription medicines increase crash risks”