Author Archives: Sam Jaworski

Sam Jaworski

About Sam J. Jaworski

Sam joined Slater Vecchio in 2015 after articling and practicing with the Vancouver office of an international business law firm. Sam’s practice is now exclusively dedicated to representing injured plaintiffs.

August.30.2017
Keep Your Feet off the Dash
feet on car dash dangerous
Whether it’s a short or a long trip, being a passenger in a car can leave you a bit restless. Thinking about kicking back and putting your feet up on the dashboard? There’s only one word of advice for that thought: don’t! Audra Tatum from Georgia thought nothing of it. That was before the crash…
July.12.2017
Vancouver’s 5 Most Dangerous Intersections
Worst intersections in Vancouver
Every intersection presents a potential accident waiting to happen. Left turns, merging off ramps, speeding through a changing light, jaywalking pedestrians – all of these contribute to the problem. If you’re driving around Metro Vancouver, here are the five intersections with the greatest number of crashes between 2011 and 2015. 1 – Brunette Avenue at…
February.28.2017
Winter Activity Safety Tips
safe winter activities
Outdoor winter activities are getting more and more popular. Certainly, the legacy of the 2010 Olympics provided our region with great facilities and a heightened love for all things winter. Whether you’re into downhill or cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, skating, or any other wintery activity, there’s much to do. But there’s also much to…
January.10.2017
Be Safe on the Slopes
ski safety tips
From Whistler to Silverstar and all resorts and slopes in between, BC is a skier’s and snowboarder’s paradise. Unfortunately, all that shreddin’ and swooshin’ can lead to some severe injuries. Every year, over 5000 Canadians are seriously hurt in skiing and snowboarding accidents across the country. So whether you’re riding hard through 7th Heaven or…
July.12.2016
New Look Inside the Concussed Brain
new concussion research
Concussions are an all too common injury. Well known people ranging from Eric Lindros to Hillary Clinton have suffered them – so have hundreds of thousands of Canadians. Still, little is known about the long-term health effects of a concussion. A team of researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin wanted to learn more about…
February.12.2016
Winter Cycling Tips
cycling in winter
International Winter Bike to Work Day and four Canadian cities - Calgary, Montreal, Toronto and Edmonton - scored in the top ten for participation. Click here to see an impressive map of all the riders. For some Vancouver cyclists, the winter season signals the end of outdoor cycling. Here are some tips to help keep…
December.11.2015
Text Walking Lanes
text walking lanes
Want to text and walk? Go to Belgium. Digital Trends says pedestrians using smartphones in the Belgian city of Antwerp are now using dedicated "text walking lanes" Like The University of Utah and Chongqing in China, the text walking lanes have been painted onto Antwerp's busiest sidewalks. While this was a clever marketing stunt by…
October.17.2015
BC Drivers Need Snow Tires
bc drivers snow tires
While almost all BC drivers believe they should purchase winter tires to prepare for icy driving conditions, only 54% actually plan on installing them according to BCAA’s Winter Driving Survey. Of those not planning to use winter tires, 54% said it didn’t snow enough in the area they drive and 51% believed all-season tires are…