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At Stevenson Whelton LLP we aim to provide you with the knowledge and up-to-date information that may impact you in your everyday life. From local news pieces to actual court case reviews, our blog provides you with easily readable and relatable content.

We understand that you may have questions and may not understand all the legal jargon that is associated with filing a claim and our blog attempts to help with that. Of course you can always call us for a free initial consultation so that we can assess the specific details of your case.

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Christmas Tree Safety Tips to prevent a Christmas Fire Dec 02, 2018 Learn about the most common causes of Christmas tree fires and how you can keep your home safe.
Common Mistakes made on Disability Claims Applications Nov 01, 2018 Long-term disability coverage is sometimes denied for persons with a genuine disability. Avoid this stressful circumstance by learning common reasons why disability claims are denied and when you may need the help of a disability claims lawyer.
Depression and Chronic Pain Sep 16, 2018 Chronic pain often results in depression, and depression can also cause pain. Both chronic pain and depression can substantially interfere with our ability to work and to function in many other ways. Learn about compensation that may be available to you if you are suffering from debilitating pain or depression.
How are Canadians being Injured? Aug 08, 2018 Most of us will sustain an accidental injury at some point in our lives, but in many cases, these injuries are avoidable. Learn about the most common sources of injury for different age groups in Canada.
B.C. Couple wins Lawsuit against CRA for Malicious Prosecution Apr 15, 2018 If you are prosecuted maliciously and without proper purpose for a criminal offence and found innocent, you may have a case for malicious prosecution. The Canada Revenue Agency was recently found guilty in a B.C. Court and ordered to pay over $1 Million in damages after a judge found the CRA maliciously prosecuted a couple for tax evasion.
No Deadlines for filing a Sexual Assault Lawsuit Apr 11, 2018 Victims of sexual harassment and sexual assault are speaking out and the number of victims highlights the pervasiveness of these crimes in Canada. More victims are choosing to try their cases in civil court where the standard of proof is much lower than in criminal cases, and the limitation period no longer restrict civil actions.