Hammerberg Lawyers was a proud Gold Sponsor of the recent annual Strathcona Community Centre Hoop-A-Thon. The event supports the Strathcona Rotary Youth Leadership Program which promotes teamwork, leadership skills, community involvement, education and respect for others. This year, more funds than ever before were raised making possible the award of five well-earned scholarships and bursaries for post-secondary education.
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.
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.
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.
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.