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Check here for updated legal news, answers to some of your commonly asked questions about personal injury and the law, and to find out more about who we are and some of the cases and causes we are proud to support.

KazLaw Team Helps Raise Over $36,000 for SHLF

KazLaw participated in this year’s SHLF Run, organized by the Strachan Hartley Legacy Foundation, who strive to provide youth the opportunity to achieve their full potential through sports and education.

KazLaw Client Wins National Men’s Singles Gold Medal

Congratulations to our previous client, Gus Thorne, for his recent win at the Canadian Blind Sports Lawn Bowling Championships. Gus has moved forward with positivity after a near-fatal accident to prove that injury does not define the individual.

Helmet Safety Tips

Research has revealed that bike helmets decrease the risk of brain injury by over 85%. A safety approved, properly fitted helmet can help you to avoid serious injury or death.

Distracted Driving: Penalties and Safety Tips

The new Pokemon GO video game serves to highlight an issue that affects our personal safety—distracted driving. Last month, the penalties for distracted driving changed dramatically in B.C. Read on for more on the consequences for distracted driving and some tips for staying safe on the road.

How We Roll!

Community causes are near to our hearts at KazLaw, as are organizations that help raise awareness about healthy living and injury prevention. Our newest lawyer on the KazLaw team, Dianna Roberston, recently participated in Spinal Cord Injury BC’s annual Scotiabank Charity Challenge.

Personal Injury Claims: Dispelling the Myths

Personal injury claims can be met with skepticism, a viewpoint that has become increasingly and alarmingly common in the last several years. A lot of misinformation exists about the nature of personal injuries, how a “typical” claimant behaves, and the impact that personal injury cases have on our legal system.

Lampkin v. Walls: Court Award 5x Higher Than ICBC Offer

David Gomel and Raman Dasanjh from KazLaw have just received Reasons for Judgement in Lampkin v. Walls. The learned Trial Judge awarded $306,844 plus pre-judgment interest and costs—the trial award is nearly 5 times the amount offered by ICBC! This is a resounding “win” for Mr. Lampkin and we are very pleased with the result.

10 Important Motorcycle Safety Tips

As summer weather brings more riders to the road, motorcycle accidents in B.C. rise in frequency. These accidents may result in serious personal injury for those involved: motorcyclists are 30 times more apt to die in a crash than motorists in a car, according to the U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). So it’s a good time of year for a few reminders on motorcycle safety!

Shongu v. Jing: Court Awards $1 Million to Kazlaw Client

Our client, Olivier Shongu, had endured more than any one person should encounter in a lifetime—he is truly remarkable and is one of the most courageous and resilient individuals that I have ever met. Olivier is originally from the DRC and was persecuted during the civil war—he witnessed atrocities and narrowly escaped. Olivier came to Canada as a refugee, and not surprisingly, he suffered debilitating PTSD.

8 Tune Up Tips for Bike to Work Week!

Monday kicks off Bike To Work Week—are you prepared? Join the thousands of people who participate in this healthy, community-inspired initiative every year. Here’s 8 top tips for tuning up your bike this weekend, so that you can be sure your bike to work is a safe one.

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KazLaw Team Helps Raise Over $36,000 for SHLF

KazLaw participated in this year’s SHLF Run, organized by the Strachan Hartley Legacy Foundation, who strive to provide youth the opportunity to achieve their full potential through sports and education.

KazLaw Client Wins National Men’s Singles Gold Medal

Congratulations to our previous client, Gus Thorne, for his recent win at the Canadian Blind Sports Lawn Bowling Championships. Gus has moved forward with positivity after a near-fatal accident to prove that injury does not define the individual.

Helmet Safety Tips

Research has revealed that bike helmets decrease the risk of brain injury by over 85%. A safety approved, properly fitted helmet can help you to avoid serious injury or death.

Distracted Driving: Penalties and Safety Tips

The new Pokemon GO video game serves to highlight an issue that affects our personal safety—distracted driving. Last month, the penalties for distracted driving changed dramatically in B.C. Read on for more on the consequences for distracted driving and some tips for staying safe on the road.

How We Roll!

Community causes are near to our hearts at KazLaw, as are organizations that help raise awareness about healthy living and injury prevention. Our newest lawyer on the KazLaw team, Dianna Roberston, recently participated in Spinal Cord Injury BC’s annual Scotiabank Charity Challenge.

Personal Injury Claims: Dispelling the Myths

Personal injury claims can be met with skepticism, a viewpoint that has become increasingly and alarmingly common in the last several years. A lot of misinformation exists about the nature of personal injuries, how a “typical” claimant behaves, and the impact that personal injury cases have on our legal system.

Lampkin v. Walls: Court Award 5x Higher Than ICBC Offer

David Gomel and Raman Dasanjh from KazLaw have just received Reasons for Judgement in Lampkin v. Walls. The learned Trial Judge awarded $306,844 plus pre-judgment interest and costs—the trial award is nearly 5 times the amount offered by ICBC! This is a resounding “win” for Mr. Lampkin and we are very pleased with the result.

10 Important Motorcycle Safety Tips

As summer weather brings more riders to the road, motorcycle accidents in B.C. rise in frequency. These accidents may result in serious personal injury for those involved: motorcyclists are 30 times more apt to die in a crash than motorists in a car, according to the U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). So it’s a good time of year for a few reminders on motorcycle safety!

Shongu v. Jing: Court Awards $1 Million to Kazlaw Client

Our client, Olivier Shongu, had endured more than any one person should encounter in a lifetime—he is truly remarkable and is one of the most courageous and resilient individuals that I have ever met. Olivier is originally from the DRC and was persecuted during the civil war—he witnessed atrocities and narrowly escaped. Olivier came to Canada as a refugee, and not surprisingly, he suffered debilitating PTSD.

8 Tune Up Tips for Bike to Work Week!

Monday kicks off Bike To Work Week—are you prepared? Join the thousands of people who participate in this healthy, community-inspired initiative every year. Here’s 8 top tips for tuning up your bike this weekend, so that you can be sure your bike to work is a safe one.

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