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Aimee King

Aimee King

About Aimee King

Aimee joined Slater Vecchio LLP in February 2007. Aimee has represented clients in both the Provincial and the Supreme Courts of British Columbia.

Physiotherapy for injury recovery
August 8, 2017
How Physiotherapy Can Help with Injury Recovery
Getting injured in a car crash can often lead to long-term pain and physical problems that seem almost impossible to recover from. But thanks to the wonderful treatment of physiotherapists, there are many ways to manage, alleviate, or overcome the pain of a car accident injury. Here are a few ways physiotherapists can help. 1…
safe driving in rain
April 4, 2017
Safe Driving on Rainy Days
Rain, rain, go away – right? But this is British Columbia, so we live with it. To make our lives safer and better when our rain forest cities live up to their “Wet Coast” reputation, approaching rainy roadways takes a different skillset than the during the drier days of summer. Here are a few things…
icy sidewalk clearing fault blame
January 17, 2017
Clearing Up Icy Sidewalks
Unusually cold weather causes an equally unusual problem in Metro Vancouver – icy sidewalks. With the risk of people slipping and falling, this also poses some legal questions. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks? And by when? All of the local municipalities have bylaws covering this. In Vancouver, Richmond, Port Coquitlam, and Maple Ridge sidewalks…
driving drowsy
July 19, 2016
Drowsy Driving
Some days, there’s just not enough coffee in the world to keep you awake. While it may lead to awkward moments of yawning at work or nodding off during dinner conversation, fatigue is a much more serious matter once you start thinking about getting behind the wheel of a car. The Canadian Council of Motor…
earthquake preparedness
January 9, 2016
Vancouver Earthquake is No Joke
What's the first thing you do after an earthquake? Open your earthquake preparedness kit or open your smartphone and update Facebook? The truth is, even though we live in an active seismic zone, only 20% of Vancouver residents are prepared for an earthquake. But an easy way of getting ready is to make or have an…
parent distracted driving
November 4, 2015
3,800 Texting on BC Roads Right Now
9,500 drivers are using smartphones while driving at any given moment in BC. 3,800 drivers are texting and driving. Distracted driving causes 88 deaths each year in BC. According to an online survey published on Cars.com, 63% of teens said their parent’s text while driving and 82% of teens said they learn how to drive…
December 23, 2013
5 Tips for Toy Safety – a Holiday Reminder
It's everyone's responsibility to ensure kids are safe with their new toys during the holiday season. Below are five toy safety tips to consider: Choking is the leading cause of toy-related death. A good rule of thumb: any toy or toy part that can be passed through a toilet roll tube is unsafe for a…
October 22, 2013
Child Immunizations Worth a Shot
The World Health Organization estimates that more than three million lives are saved every year by disease-preventing vaccinations. In Canada, parents are advised to have their babies immunized against 13 preventable diseases. The vaccines are free to the public. But there's currently a growing debate among parents about whether or not to immunize their children.…
September 17, 2013
Safe Sleep for Your Baby
The Public Health Agency of Canada offers important guidelines for providing a safe sleeping environment for babies. The goal is to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or "SIDS", in infants. SIDS is the sudden, unexplained death of an infant less than a year old. The risk of SIDS is highest between two and four months…
July 25, 2013
Sun Safety for Kids
Did you know... Just a few serious sunburns can increase your child's risk of getting skin cancer later in life? There's no such thing as a healthy tan? Tanned skin is damaged skin. Clouds don't always filter UV rays? Kids still need protection when it's cool and cloudy. Unprotected skin can be burned in as…