Author Archives: Saro Turner

Saro Turner

About Saro Turner

Saro joined Slater Vecchio LLP in June 2009. In addition to compensation for pain and suffering, he has obtained compensation for past and future loss of income, health care expenses and more.

January.6.2012
Street Sense for Our Kids
Last September, we took a moment to remind parents of the importance of teaching street sense to our kids. The post was inspired by the heartwarming story of 3-year-old Kienan Hebert who was safely returned to his family following a horrific abduction. As a new parent, I think it important to revisit the topic of…
November.4.2011
Running a Yellow Light Won’t Get You Ahead
J.A.'s recent post reminds us that when a light turns yellow, you must stop so long as it's safe to do so. BC Supreme Court case Henry v. Bennett gives us another example of why not to run a yellow light. In this case, Ms. Bennett is stopped patiently in a left turn lane waiting…
August.10.2011
Watch Out for Moose, Eh.
Will the law protect those involved in an accident where the at-fault party is a moose? In October 2006, two women are driving between Prince Rupert and Terrace. The driver, Ms. Leask, travels around a corner and sees a mother moose and her calf ahead. Despite efforts to avoid the animals, she clips the rear…
June.20.2011
Protecting Your Privacy in the Age of Social Media
We can't deny it. Social Media is everywhere. So it's more important than ever to protect ourselves in this new social age. Sites like Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn connect us with friends, family, colleagues and clients. But did you know that these sites can expose us to a broader, uninvited network? (more…)
May.18.2011
Is a Child’s Waiver of Liability Binding When Signed by a Parent?
Last week, we commented on a recent court case where plaintiffs Deanna Loychuk and Danielle Westgeest believed the recreational waivers they signed before embarking on a ziplining adventure were unenforceable. The judge found in favour of the defendants, Cougar Mountain Adventures, saying that the signed waivers were a complete defence to any liability. This week,…