Personal injury law: Getting hurt on the public bus

On Behalf of Porter Ramsay LLP | Aug, 27, 2019 | Personal Injury Law

With the escalating cost of fuel, more people are opting to use public transportation. But when British Columbia residents board the bus to their jobs —  or anywhere for that matter — and they get hurt while doing so, what are their options? When it comes to personal injury law, there are a few things people should do if they can, when they are injured while taking public transportation.  The first thing to do is to tell the bus driver right away about any injuries and, if the injury is serious, ask that an ambulance be called. Police will usually... View Article

Wills and estates: Transferring an estate in British Columbia

On Behalf of Porter Ramsay LLP | Aug, 15, 2019 | Wills And Estates

There are various ways of transferring an estate in Canada. British Columbia residents who are thinking about their wills and estates may find it helpful to know what those means are. Wills are the most common and most popular way of transferring an estate, but there are other ways that can work in conjunction with wills. Having a will in place first, though, is a must since, without one, an estate can get complicated, and when a loved one dies intestate — or without a will, it can cause further heartache for family members.  In addition to wills, testamentary trusts... View Article