Blog - Slater Vecchio
August.29.2019
Car Accident Checklist
Car Accident Check List
What to do if you are in a car accident in B.C. In a split second, your average commute could take a drastic turn if you are involved in a car accident. At Slater Vecchio we want you to be well equipped to handle this situation calmly and effectively. The time immediately following an accident…
May.31.2018
Sun’s Out, Bikes Out!
The sun is finally shining in Vancouver and the bikes are out in full force. Before you pedal off, it’s a good idea to brush up on your basic safety tips in order to keep yourself out of harm’s way: Plan ahead Plan your route and be sure to choose the safest way of getting…
May.28.2018
Slater Vecchio LLP Announces New Partners
[VANCOUVER, BC May 28, 2018—] Slater Vecchio is very pleased to announce that associates Aimee King, Nicole Kelly, and Saro Turner have become Partners of the Firm. Aimee, Saro, and Nicole have all spent the entirety of their legal careers with Slater Vecchio. Each of our new partners has exceptional abilities that have brought them to…
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…