Pihl Law Corporation

Plaintiffs get damages for private medical treatments while the rest have to wait…

February 24, 2012

I ran a case this fall where I was representing the defendant in a motor vehicle accident.  In that case (Engqvist v. Doyle et al), Justice Rogers addressed whether future care damages could be awarded for health care items that are publicly available but which are more swiftly available through private options. Ultimately, Mr. Justice […]

TELUS Kelowna & District Safety Council Donation

February 22, 2012

Pictured, from left, Kelowna & District Safety Council board members Ken Taylor, KDSC executive director Tania Meyer, along with TELUS Community Board members Sean Pihl and Al Tiller are seen presenting a cheque for $5,000, a donation to the Kelowna & District Safety Council from the TELUS Thompson Okanagan Community Board. The funding will go…

What do you mean I’m not covered by ICBC?

February 7, 2012

Remember all those cars torched and overturned in the Vancouver riots this past summer?  Only those owners with the right optional coverage could make a claim to an insurance company for the damage to their vehicles.  Basic coverage by ICBC would not be enough.  Without the optional coverage, an owner would have to identify the […]