April 30, 2021
Multiple lawsuits files in relation to video game loot boxes
Slater Vecchio LLP has recently filed four separate class actions against numerous major video game developers for their implementation of “loot box mechanics” in their games. The named defendants in these actions include, but aren’t limited to, Electronic Arts, Activision, Niantic, and Scopely. Loot Boxes are a video game mechanism that rewards players for spending…
April 27, 2021
Facebook hit by another data breach
Recently, Facebook announced that its user’s information was scraped from their databases back in 2019. This scraping of data has led to millions of user’s personal information at risk and has increased the potential for personal losses and identity theft. In response, Slater Vecchio LLP has filed a class action lawsuit covering all Canadians that…
April 27, 2021
TRESemmé products alleged to cause hair loss
The manufacturer of the hair product brand TRESemmé, Unilever, is facing lawsuits across North America due to catastrophic side effects its customers are currently facing from their shampoo and conditioner lines. It is alleged that Individuals that have used TRESemmé Shampoo and Conditioner with the ingredient DMDM Hydantoin have been dealing with side effects including…
November 9, 2020
Conflict brewing over whether business interruption insurance can cover pandemic-related losses
Read this thought-provoking article from the Lawyers Daily, written by Ian Burns, where he interviews Anthony Vecchio on the impact of COVID-19 on small businesses. The Lawyers Daily – Conflict brewing over whether business interruption insurance can cover pandemic-related losses.
October 20, 2020
COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Webinar
Watch Anthony A. Vecchio, Q.C deliver a webinar on Business Interruption Insurance to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.
September 21, 2020
Dear 2020, we forgive you.
Flashback to January of this year and we see a world where climate change was on the tip of everyone’s tongue. Australia was burning down at a historic rate. Firefighters were dispatched from all over the world to curb the spread, but nobody could stop what was in motion. Pictures of these heroic men and…
September 14, 2020
Vancouver’s implementation of new 24/7 school zones sparks public debate
Every year around 72 children are injured in school zones by motorized vehicles in B.C., and the city of Vancouver has finally said “enough”. City bylaws will soon be in place to ensure the speed limit in school and playground zones never exceed 30 kilometers per hour at any point in time. Currently, the 30…
August 19, 2020
COVID-19 Business Loss Claims are being denied by insurance companies. Have you been affected?
75% of small businesses have seen significant negative impacts on their businesses due to COVID-19. Many business owners bought business interruption insurance coverage, which is meant to protect companies from the loss of income resulting from unexpected events. In times like of uncertainty, you may rely on this coverage to stay afloat and keep your…
August 29, 2019
Car Accident Checklist
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…
December 21, 2018
Winter Driving: If Only She Knew
A Terrible Tragedy On a cold February day, the snow is blowing across the highway. The visibility is poor and the road is a sheet of ice. A car stops in the middle of the highway, and a truck doesn’t see it before it is too late. It crashes into the car, killing the driver,…