North Vancouver Law Blog
July 24th, 2020
Pettit and Company is pleased to announce the expansion of its family and estate practice by welcoming lawyers Janneke Lewis and Caitlin MacDonell to the firm, both of whom were quoted in the follow...
May 7th, 2020
We are pleased to announce that Pettit and Company is now operational at our new office in Squamish! In respect to our neighbours during the time of the Covid19 pandemic, our Squamish office will n...
March 27th, 2018
ICBC wants your feedback as they look to restructure the current system to make insurance rates fairer and to hold drivers accountable for their driving habits and behaviours. The cu...
December 29th, 2017
A number of laws and regulations come into effect on January 1, 2018 or later in the New Year – here is what you need to know: 1.Legalization of Marijuana The date is set for Jul...
December 5th, 2017
The bill put into place by the federal government to legalize marijuana by July 2018 has just achieved a major milestone – being passed by the house. Bill C-45 was finally appr...
November 15th, 2017
Most people drive every day and many have witnessed or been involved in car accidents, but how common are they? Crashes reported to ICBC have been steadily rising since 2013, with the largest increa...
June 29th, 2017
Vancouver has advised that it will be addressing further the problems imposed on strata corporations by short term rentals.  Will be interesting to follow developments.
June 22nd, 2017
Jamieson v. Whistler Mountain Resort 2017 BCSC 1001 Dr. Jamieson was a mountain biker who suffered serious injuries while biking in a park owned by th...
June 8th, 2017
Anderson v Pieters 2017 BCSC 954. The plaintiff had sought to adduce significant, questionable expert evidence in this jury trial for personal injuries arising from a motor vehicle accident. Tim P...
February 26th, 2017
If you are have been injured in a car accident and are working with an ICBC lawyer, you may have been advised or required to get an independent medical examination (IME). Insurance companies...