May.8.2018
Home Security: Renter Edition
Are you one of the nearly 50% of all British Columbians that rent a unit in a multi-person housing complex? Here are some key things to keep in mind before and after signing your lease:   Before signing a lease   Research local crime You’ve finally found it, your dream apartment. Everything about its interior…
April.24.2018
Mountain Bike Safety – Know Your Limits
Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains are a mountain biker’s paradise. Mountain biking is a thrilling sport but also one of the most dangerous. Here are five mountain bike rules to reduce your risk while riding the trails.   Wear a helmet. When it comes to mountain bike safety, this is the number one rule.  Make sure…
April.10.2018
Getting Personal with Nicole Kelly
Back in 2010, Nicole Kelly started with Slater Vecchio as an articled student. She was fresh out of law school and eager to be part of an environment that encouraged learning. Over the years there have been a handful of trials, numerous discoveries and mediations, a wedding, and two babies. Now eight years later, Nicole…
January.17.2018
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…
December.13.2017
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…
November.21.2017
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…
November.2.2017
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…
October.19.2017
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…