Motorcycle Safety

On Behalf of Porter Ramsay LLP | Jun, 28, 2019 | Uncategorized

Everyone generally likes to get out and enjoy the sunshine in the summer. That includes many different types of motorists. While many types of vehicles, like cars, recreational vehicles and trucks take up a lot of space on the roads, it’s important to remember that smaller vehicles share the road as well. Motorcycles follow all of the same rules and laws other vehicles abide by when behind the wheel. However, both motorcyclists and other drivers may need reminders about how to optimize their safety considering the vehicles are different sizes. As laid out by the British Columbia Insurance Company, there... View Article

Recreationial real estate sales in British Columbia down

On Behalf of Porter Ramsay LLP | Jun, 18, 2019 | Real Estate Law

Even though residents of the Pacific Province continue to love their R&R, sales are down when it comes to recreational homes. In fact, recent statistic show the sales of recreational property in British Columbia are down more than 22% over the same time last year. Low inventory, however, has been keeping prices steady. The most popular area for recreational property sales in the province continues to be in the central Okanagan Valley. Prices for single family residential homes in the area have decreased by about 3% over last year. The average home here is about $640,000. Even though sales are... View Article

Personal injury law: Dealing with a car accident

On Behalf of Porter Ramsay LLP | Jun, 07, 2019 | Personal Injury Law

Being involved in car accidents may not only cause physical injuries, but emotional ones as well. A British Columbia resident who is involved in a car crash would do well to contact a lawyer experienced in personal injury law after doing a few things right after the incident. The first thing is to call 911 if anyone is injured, and if damage to the cars is severe, do not move them. When it seems like no one is hurt and there isn’t much damage to the vehicles, it’s still important to get details written down. It’s not only wise for insurance... View Article