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Tony Vecchio QC

Tony Vecchio QC

About Tony Vecchio, QC

Anthony (Tony) Vecchio, QC, founded Slater Vecchio in January 1998. He has been counsel on some of the largest cases in British Columbia.

Chronic Pain after Car Crash
November 2, 2017
How to Live with Chronic Pain
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…
talk to teens about distracted driving
April 25, 2017
Talk To Your Kids about Distracted Driving
Snapchat, HipChat, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Messenger, good ol’ texting – we get it! There’s an endless array of ingenious apps out there to let people connect and communicate from their smartphones and your kids are probably using most of them. But one place where smart apps are just plain stupid? When you’re behind the…
biking in the rain safety
January 31, 2017
Bike Safety for Rainy Days
Vancouver is becoming as well-known for its cycling culture as it is for its rain. But what happens when the two intersect? Yes, slick roads and cold, wet commutes are part of it. But just because it’s raining doesn’t mean you have to lock up your bike for the season. We have an extensive network…
safe christmas decorating
November 29, 2016
Deck the Halls with Safety
Tis the season for stringing up lights, putting out plastic reindeer, and dousing trees with tinsel. In the rush of getting everything together, we can sometimes forget about safety. Faulty lights or tinder-dry trees are a recipe for holiday disaster. Being safety-minded never goes out of season. Here are a few things to remember when…
stopping coworker from drunk driving
October 12, 2016
How to Stop a Drunk Driver
It’s happened to almost all of us. You’re out with some friends or colleagues, you've had a drink or two, when suddenly you realize you should not drive. Good for you! But how do you deal with someone who’s passed the limit and still thinks they can drive? Planning ahead is always the best way…
drunk driving in Canada
August 26, 2016
Canada Tops Drunk Driving List
If they were handing out medals for drunk-driving fatalities, Canada would get the gold. But that sobering distinction is nothing to be proud of. In fact, being number one here is a great big zero. This summer, the US Centers for Disease Control released a study on deaths linked to drinking and driving. It covered…
food allergy safety
August 12, 2016
Serving Food Allergies Right
Talk about killer service. Simon-Pierre Canuel of Sherbrooke, Quebec has a severe food allergy. A mistake made by waiter at a local restaurant landed Canuel in the hospital.  As he later told the Globe and Mail, “The server had almost killed me.” Caneul was out dining one evening and was served salmon instead of beef.…
New BC Distracted Driving Fines coming June 1
May 24, 2016
Stiffer Fines for Distracted Drivers in BC
Are you using your time behind the wheel to do more than just drive? Then distracted driver beware! You’re going to face stiffer penalties for doing so on roads and highways in British Columbia. The provincial government recently announced harsher penalties for distracted driving to curb a number of dangerous driving habits. We love our…
App Diagnoses Concussions
February 2, 2016
App Diagnoses Concussions
Did you know up to 3.8-million cases of sports-related head trauma will occur this year in North America alone? Public anxiety is at an all-time high after an autopsy revealed that former NFL player Tyler Sash suffered from an extreme case of CTE. Tyler had displayed irrational behaviour before he died from an accidental overdose…
teen driver safety
December 2, 2015
Tips for Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe
Every day in BC, 129 teenagers get their learner’s licence according to ICBC. Car crashes are the leading cause of death among teen drivers. Teen drivers are three times more likely than adults to have an accident. The following tips will help keep your teen driver safe. Follow the rules of the road and set…