WHAT'S ON OUR MIND

RHE’s legal team discuss our cases, timely issues, and actions you can take to make your voice heard. Whether you’re concerned about insurance reform, are dealing with an injury, or wish to be informed about your responsibilities as a property owner or pet owner, you’ll find insight here.

05/16/2018
John Rice speaks about ICBC’s minor injury cap scheme
05/16/2018

John Rice speaks about ICBC’s minor injury cap scheme

John Rice interviewed by Adam Sterling of CFAX 1070 (Vancouver Island radio) with regard to ICBC’s “minor” injury cap scheme.” Read More

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12/04/2017
Say no to NDP injury caps so victims don’t pay for bad drivers.
12/04/2017

Say no to NDP injury caps so victims don’t pay for bad drivers.

Today we face the clearest threat to British Columbians’ legal rights in decades. The Government of BC, through the Attorney General David Eby and the Chair of ICBC Joy Macphail, have recently stated their intention to look “very seriously” at capping injury claims for drivers, passengers, cyclists, and pedestrians who are injured in a collision with an automobile.   

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09/07/2017
JMR Partner John Rice speaks with Global news regarding the looming ICBC rate hike
09/07/2017

JMR Partner John Rice speaks with Global news regarding the looming ICBC rate hike

Starting November 1st, ICBC is planning a rate hike that will cost drivers even more on their insurance rates. JMR partner Jon Rice discusses the public’s need for fairness and transparency from ICBC in response to rising costs.

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06/08/2017
JMR Representing Victim of Vicious Dog Attack
06/08/2017

JMR Representing Victim of Vicious Dog Attack

JMR’s John Rice is representing a senior citizen bitten by a pitbull, and a lawsuit in the case has been filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. John was interviewed on CKNW regarding the liability of pet owners who fail to protect against reasonably foreseeable harm caused by their pets:

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04/05/2017
Distracted Driving Kills
04/05/2017

Distracted Driving Kills

We have all been guilty of distracted driving. This needs to end. With Distracted Driving now responsible for more vehicle deaths than impaired driving, Jarvis McGee Rice is working with the BC Coalition to End Distracted Driving to get the message across.

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09/30/2016
JMR client receives largest award for Botox to treat headaches in BC history
09/30/2016

JMR client receives largest award for Botox to treat headaches in BC history

Trial Lawyers Michael Elliott and Hector MacDonald acted for Allie Picton, a 33-year-old hair stylist, who suffered injuries to her neck, back, and shoulders, as well as ongoing headaches, as a result of a motor vehicle collision.

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09/28/2016
Negligent Driver Found Liable for Stroke Suffered by JMR’s Client
09/28/2016

Negligent Driver Found Liable for Stroke Suffered by JMR’s Client

A new decision from the British Columbia Supreme Court has found that a stroke sustained by JMR’s client 18 days after a minor motor vehicle accident was the result of a vertebral artery dissection caused by the accident. The case is the first of its kind in British Columbia which considers the issue of causation of a stroke occurring weeks after an accident.

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08/19/2016
JMR Client Involved In Multiple Motor Vehicle Collisions Awarded Over $1.1 Million
08/19/2016

JMR Client Involved In Multiple Motor Vehicle Collisions Awarded Over $1.1 Million

Trial Lawyers Jon Harbut and John Rice acted for Wing Kit (“Rick”) Chow, a 40-year-old accountant who suffered serious injuries leading to neck surgery from two rear-end motor vehicle collisions on November 20, 2009, on July 5, 2011.

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08/10/2016
Judge Slams ICBC for Withholding Surveillance Video as Evidence in JMR Client’s Civil Trial
08/10/2016

Judge Slams ICBC for Withholding Surveillance Video as Evidence in JMR Client’s Civil Trial

John Rice and Jon Harbut acted for Denise Norris who suffered disabling injuries after being involved in a vehicle accident in 2010. Central to the trial was hours of covert surveillance from 2013 and 2014 that was taken on behalf of ICBC and used to dispute medical evidence of Norris’s declining health.

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07/12/2016
JMR Client Involved in Motor Vehicle Collision Awarded Over $177,000
07/12/2016

JMR Client Involved in Motor Vehicle Collision Awarded Over $177,000

Michael Elliott and Cody Wagner acted for a 36-year-old lawyer who suffered injury to her back and neck, as well as headaches, as a result of a significant motor vehicle collision.

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