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Slater Vecchio

About Slater Vecchio

Slater Vecchio is a boutique plaintiff personal injury law firm located in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

Cyberbully Victim Granted Privacy
James recently blogged about how to protect your children from cyberbullying and steps you can take to pursue legal action if your child is harmed by a cyberbully. In a new ruling, The Supreme Court of Canada has denounced cyberbullying and allowed a teen to search for her attackers anonymously. This decision is important because…
New Motorcycle Laws For B.C.
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and this year B.C. is marking the occasion with the introduction of some new regulations. These are meant to help improve road safety and reduce injuries and fatalities. So what do the new motorcycle laws ask for? Effective June 1, riders and passengers are required to wear helmets that…
Warm Weather Increases Risk of Injuries
With Spring in the air, it's time to shake the dust from our bikes, rollerblades, and recreational vehicles. But we need to be careful when getting active outside. According to a report by the US Centers for Disease Control, warm weather brings more trauma-related incidents including more concussions. So why the sudden increase? Warm weather…
Car Crashes Spike on Tax Return Deadline
A major U.S. study has found a link between tax deadline day and fatal car accidents. The 30 year study shows that on the April 15th deadline, Americans face a 6% greater risk of dying in a car accident. Dr. Redelmeier, the lead researcher behind the study, says the data suggests that all types of…
Groundbreaking Study to Determine Long-Term Concussion Effects
In January, we took a look at how routine play leads to long-term brain injury. And now thanks to a research grant from the NCAA, we will learn more about the long-term effects of brain injury from a groundbreaking study of concussions and head injuries among athletes. An article by the Digital Journal says the…