Hammerco Partners Morgyn Chandler and Krista Simon have been included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for their top work in personal injury litigation and insurance law.
Billed as “enhanced care” for British Columbians by the government, BC citizens are finding out too late that ICBC’s no-fault insurance falls short of providing adequate care for those injured in car accidents.
Partner Krista Simon and Associate Rosy Arora successfully secured over $587,000 in a judgement for compensation for a young woman who sustained physical and cognitive injuries in a car accident on December 12, 2016.
Hammerco Lawyers is investigating allegations of sexual assault by one or more corrections officers at the Fraser Valley Institution for Women in Abbotsford between 2005 to 2020.
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.
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.
A new claims process has been launched to compensate individuals who attended Residential Schools as day scholars.
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.
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.
Recently, Hammerco Lawyers held the airline giant Cathay Pacific accountable in a class action win affecting over 9 million passengers.
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.
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.
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.