Meet the Recipient of the 2017 Slater Vecchio Trial Advocacy Award
Since establishing the award in 2012, our firm has proudly sponsored the annual Slater Vecchio LLP Trial Advocacy Entrance Award.  Recognizing academic excellence, leadership, and community service, the full-tuition award is presented each year to one deserving student on the recommendation of the UBC Faculty of Law.  We’re delighted to announce that Patricia Neijens was selected in the fall of 2017 for the award for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Patricia Neijens grew up in…
The Difference between a Physiotherapist and an Occupational Therapist
occupational therapy physiotherapy recovery
Recovering from a serious injury often means lots of appointments with therapists and other medical professionals. Two types of therapists that may cause some initial confusion for a patient are physiotherapists (PT) and occupational therapists (OT). They both work with injured people and both focus on rehabilitation, but what are the differences? We’ll take a…
Signs of PTSD after a Car Accident
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common mental health problem suffered by people following a serious car accident. Knowing what to look for and how to get help can make a big difference in your recovery. The Canadian Mental Health Association defines PTSD as a mental illness following exposure to a traumatic situation involving death…
How to Live with Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain after Car Crash
Chronic pain is all too common after a serious injury. Whether caused by a car accident or a fall on a slippery surface, people who live with chronic pain suffer long after the cuts, bruises, and broken bones have healed. It can last for years or even a lifetime, but there are ways to live…
Getting Personal with Aimee King
Aimee King Personal Injury Lawyer Vancouver
Ten years ago, a bright young lawyer walked into our firm and wowed us with her smarts, integrity, and compassion. Today, Aimee King continues to wow us and everyone she works with. Now with a family, a dog, and a busy personal injury law practice at Slater Vecchio, Aimee’s achieved a lot in the past…
Do You Need Winter Tires for Vancouver Streets?
Winter Tires for Vancouver Streets
Vancouver’s mild climate means most people don’t install winter tires on their cars. Given the problems of last winter, City Hall thinks it might be time to change that. Council is considering a proposal to fine drivers who do not use winter tires in the colder months. While the city’s political leaders mull over this…
Lowering Canada’s Blood-Alcohol Limit?
Reducing Drunk Driving Canada
Drinking and driving remains a serious problem in Canada. Drunk drivers kill nearly 1,500 and injure another 63,000 in crashes each year. The federal government wants to reduce those numbers by lowering the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) permitted under current law. As it stands now, if you have more than 80 milligrams of alcohol…