Personal Injury

Injury caused by someone else’s carelessness happens far more often than we like to think. While thankfully many such injuries quickly heal, in some instances long-term and sometimes permanent injury occurs, affecting forever the quality of life and earning potential of the innocent victim.

Our caring and experienced team is here to help injured victims obtain both the treatment and the financial compensation that they are entitled to.

If you have been injured as a result of someone’s carelessness or inattention, we encourage you to read on to learn more, and to contact a member of our team to arrange for a free consultation.

Waterstone’s Personal Injury Group writes the BC Injury Lawyers Blog, which discusses topical cases and events with the goal of helping you better understand the legal and insurance issues surrounding personal injuries, and dispelling many of the myths and misconceptions common in this area.

Our Personal Injury Practice includes:

Assault & Battery

A civil assault is an act involving the threat of inflicting harm to a person, while a battery is intentional unwanted touching. Have you been caught off-guard and found yourself to be a victim of an assault and battery?  If you have been injured as a result, we can help.… read more »

Host Liability

It is estimated that 1 out of every 10 drivers on the road after 10 pm are intoxicated, and that 30 to 35 percent of all traffic deaths in British Columbia are related to drug or alcohol impairment. In the average year, 3000 accidents in British Columbia involve alcohol, and each… read more »

Slip & Fall

Slip and fall injuries are unexpected but can be devastating.  In fact, falls are the leading cause of serious injury in Canada and many of those falls are preventable. Injuries can result from slipping and falling on wet, icy, slick or debris strewn surfaces.  They may happen on a sidewalk,… read more »

Wrongful Death

If the death of a family member has resulted from the careless and negligent actions of an individual or corporation, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your loss.  We can help you determine who was responsible for your loss and we can work with you to hold the… read more »

Boating Accidents

Boating is a pastime enjoyed by thousands of British Columbians each year. Unfortunately, accidents happen. Studies show that the leading cause of accidents involving boats and personal watercraft are alcohol, inattention, inexperience and speeding. If you or a member of your family are injured in a boating accident due to… read more »

Medical Malpractice

Medicine is a field fraught with uncertainty and things can and do go wrong during medical treatment.  Not all patients make it through surgery, not all diseases are curable, and not all injuries heal.  Such is the nature of medicine.  Accordingly, not all incidents will attract compensation.  If the treating… read more »