The Kazblog Archives

Month: June 2016

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.

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.