What is Human Capital Really Worth?

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If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident as the result of or another’s wrongdoing (usually the operator of the vehicle in which you are a passenger, or the operator of another vehicle) one of the claims you could be entitled to make is compensation for loss of income. Depending on the severity of…


Will Motor Vehicle Accidents Fade into History?

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Pihl Law Corporation has worked for people injured in motor vehicle accidents for a long time.  Over the years we have gained a large volume of expertise helping people obtain the proper compensation against the at fault drivers.  Many of the cases we handle are tragic for the people involved, with people sustaining life changing…


How To Recover Your Legal Costs

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Even before a person commences a lawsuit, they begin to incur expenses to gather evidence and eventually prosecute their claims. The further down the litigation path a person travels, the more a person incurs as legal costs and out of pocket expenses. When a matter is resolved, either by Judgement after a trial or as…


The 12 Days After Your Motor Vehicle Accident

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In the spirit of  The 12 Days of Christmas, I decided to write The 12 Days After Your Accident to provide a guide for what you need to know after your accident. The 12 days are used metaphorically and the timing, order and steps after your accident may differ. On the 1st day, do you…


Don’t Ask…Don’t Tell

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How often are you confronted by someone you know, who asks to borrow your vehicle?   How often are you asked to take someone you know to one place or another and you say….” here take my car/truck”…and hand them the keys Has it ever occurred to you that this momentary decision may have put you…


Going Public

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When is your private life yours to hold tight, or let go…or in some situations have it grabbed from you?  We all like to think that our private life is private, but this is no longer true, particularly in the context of a personal injury action.  A number of years ago, when I was defense…


What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas…or Does It?

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What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas? Well, not always – and a Kelowna-area woman found that out the hard way. While vacationing with her family in Las Vegas, Palm Springs and the Caribbean, a number of photos were taken of the young lady engaging in the type of activities one would expect at these […]


Injury compensation – there’s more to it than you might think

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Every year in B.C. approximately 45,000 people make a claim with I.C.B.C. for loss or injuries resulting from a motor vehicle accident. Unfortunately, many people who visit an I.C.B.C. claims centre to seek compensation for their loss do not fully understand the law and find the claims process a source of both confusion and frustration. Unlike…