Category Archives: News
November 9, 2020Conflict brewing over whether business interruption insurance can cover pandemic-related losses
Read this thought provoking article from the Lawyers Daily, written by Ian Burns, 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, 2020COVID-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, 2020Dear 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…
August 19, 2020COVID-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…
May 26, 2015Concussion Safety through Education
Keeping children and teens healthy and safe is always a top priority, especially when engaging in sports. The serious, cumulative, and long-lasting effects of concussions cannot be overstated. Signs and symptoms of concussion can show up right after the injury or may not appear or be noticed until days or weeks after the injury. If…
March 27, 2015Police Nab Distracted Drivers
Drunk or distracted driver: who would you choose to drive you home? Choosing the drunk driver increases your chances of making it home alive. Drunk drivers react 12% slower on the road while distracted drivers react 35% slower according to Tech Times. (more…) "Police Nab Distracted Drivers"
December 24, 2014Happy Holidays from Slater Vecchio!
October 8, 2014Congratulations to the 2014 Slater Vecchio Trial Advocacy Award Recipient!
Slater Vecchio and UBC Law are pleased to announce that Kalila Wilkinson is the 2014 recipient of the Slater Vecchio LLP Trial Advocacy Entrance Award. This award was presented on the recommendation of the UBC Faculty of Law. Kalila is a BA graduate (with Distinction) from Vancouver Island University (VIU) in Nanaimo with a major…
July 27, 2014Calling All TLABC Members!
We’re donating to the BC Burn Fund Centre. Will you? Last month, we wrote about the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters Burn Fund, hoping to draw attention to the great things they’re doing for people across the province. The group has plans to begin construction of a Main Street Burn Centre to help fill a critical…
May 30, 2014White House Hosts Youth Concussion Summit
U.S. President Barrack Obama hosted a summit earlier this week about the potential long term effects of concussions in children engaged in sports. "We want our kids participating in sports," Obama said in his opening remarks. "As parents, though, we want to keep them safe and that means we have to have better information." Last…