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March 18, 2022

Hammerco Lawyers is working within the civil legal system to hold the Fab Skin Clinic and its employees accountable for the trauma and harm they have caused the patients who underwent treatment at the clinic.

February 25, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend, colleague, and partner Mel Beaton following a battle with cancer.

February 4, 2022

WestJet is alleged to have published two prices for checked bags, one that was free and another that was higher, and then charged passengers for the higher fee between September 2014 and March 2019.

January 12, 2022

A new claims process has been launched to compensate individuals who attended Residential Schools as day scholars.

December 16, 2021

Krista Simon has been appointed to join the Supreme Court Civil and Family Rules Committee to offer advice on new projects and rules that may impact British Columbians’ access to justice.

December 14, 2021

Victims across the BC province were notified that a nurse that was involved in their perioperative care at BC Women’s Hospital’s gynecological surgical center and did not have a valid nursing license.

November 17, 2021

A news report from Prince Edward Island says that province could become the first place in Canada where non-disclosure agreements could become limited in cases of sexual misconduct.

September 8, 2021

Recently, Hammerco Lawyers held the airline giant Cathay Pacific accountable in a class action win affecting over 9 million passengers.

July 9, 2021

Partner, Dale McGregor, helped our client previously for a tragic 2008 motorcycle collision that ended her working life. In 2015 and 2016 she was then involved in two further collisions that left her even more disabled.

April 29, 2021

On May 1,2021 ICBC is enacting a new no-fault insurance model. This model is referred as an “enhanced care”, individuals involved in car accidents in British Columbia will no longer be able to sue for injuries.

April 22, 2021

Insurance brokers have a duty to give sound insurance advice. In a commercial insurance context, brokers are required to know the in/out of a clients’ business in order to source and secure the proper insurance coverage.

February 17, 2021

Many businesses have been forced to close, limit their hours, or reduce their capacity. Despite a vaccine, the economic impact will likely continue, particularly in the face of new strains of the virus.

February 16, 2021

On January 28, 2021, the Ontario Superior Court addressed “inadequacies in current legal responses to internet defamation and harassment” by creating a new tort of internet harassment and cyber bullying.

February 4, 2021

While the global pandemic has been incredibly disruptive, the Court is embracing these changes and the legal community is using the tools available to move matters through the court system despite challenges.

January 6, 2021

Interesting reasons for judgment were recently released in the case. In this wills and estates case, a brother and sister entered into a contentious dispute surrounding the estate of their mother.

December 18, 2020

This week, the BC Provincial Court and BC Supreme Court announced protocol for speaking in court. Now, everyone is asked to introduce themselves to the court - not only by name but by pronouns and preferred titles. 

November 17, 2020

Dedicated nurse compensated over $500,000 after ICBC injury trial.

October 19, 2020

On October 24, 2020 there is a provincial election that is taking place in British Columbia. The BC NDP is advancing a new plan for the Insurance Corporation of BC: “No Fault” insurance.