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.

09/15/2020
John Rice recognized as one of the Best Lawyer in Canada
09/15/2020

John Rice recognized as one of the Best Lawyer in Canada

RHE proudly congratulates partner John Rice for once again being voted by his legal peers as one of the best lawyers in Canada in the field of personal injury litigation.    

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04/20/2020
COVID-19 closures creating crisis in court system
04/20/2020

COVID-19 closures creating crisis in court system

Read John Rice’s interview with the CBC on how the COVID-19 court closures have impacted access to justice and how the government needs to implement with urgency technological and infrastructural upgrades to allow for more court proceedings to be conducted online, thereby reducing costs, improving efficiency, and granting better access to the justice system. Read […]

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02/07/2020
Ian Mulgrew: ICBC changes put rights of injured at grave risk
02/07/2020

Ian Mulgrew: ICBC changes put rights of injured at grave risk

The NDP government has explicitly broke their promise respecting the rights of British Columbians to access the courts. Read about David Eby’s proposed changes to ICBC, about how the new system will reward bad drivers and unduly burden the most vulnerable, and about how these changes will only serve to make ICBC bigger and more […]

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01/27/2020
John Rice Interviews with CBC on B.C.’s judicial system congested with ICBC claims
01/27/2020

John Rice Interviews with CBC on B.C.’s judicial system congested with ICBC claims

Hear John Rice interviewed on behalf of the Trial Lawyers Association with regard to the huge increase in Supreme Court of BC trials be adjourned because of cases pushed to trial by unreasonably low settlement offers by ICBC. Listen here.

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11/22/2019
B.C. Attorney General won’t appeal court’s ruling on expert cap in motor vehicle accident cases
11/22/2019

B.C. Attorney General won’t appeal court’s ruling on expert cap in motor vehicle accident cases

Canadian Lawyer magazine interviews RHE partner John Rice about landmark ruling involving our client Gregory Crowder and the Court’s determination that the Attorney General’s expert report limits for all injury cases – even catastrophic claims- were “unconstitutional.” See the full article here.   

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11/12/2019
Mike Smyth: ICBC pays brokers $490 million in commissions fees under Attorney General David Eby.
11/12/2019

Mike Smyth: ICBC pays brokers $490 million in commissions fees under Attorney General David Eby.

David Eby thinks online insurance renewal is problematic (even though it is commonplace in other jurisdictions). Liberal ICBC critic Jas Johal feels Eby missed a chance to reduce broker fees and has been too focused on unsuccessfully challenging the rights of British Columbians in court. See The Provinces full article here.

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06/21/2019
RHE lawyer Anthony Leoni quoted in CBC article discussing class action lawsuit against Allergan
06/21/2019

RHE lawyer Anthony Leoni quoted in CBC article discussing class action lawsuit against Allergan

Read about the class action lawsuit alleging that Allergan failed to fully disclose the risks associated with their breast implants, including a type of cancer. Read CBC’s full article here.

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05/17/2019
Michael Lee comes out swinging for injured British Columbians
05/17/2019

Michael Lee comes out swinging for injured British Columbians

“Eby’s role as attorney general is to protect the individual rights of British Columbians. But he continues to constrain the legal rights of injured British Columbians to contain costs for ICBC,” writes the B.C. Liberals’ justice critic Read The Province’s full article here. 

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04/25/2019
John Rice comments on NDP’s changes imposing artificial caps on so-called “minor injuries” and preventing people from accessing the courts by forcing their claims to proceed through the Civil Resolution Tribunal
04/25/2019

John Rice comments on NDP’s changes imposing artificial caps on so-called “minor injuries” and preventing people from accessing the courts by forcing their claims to proceed through the Civil Resolution Tribunal

Read the full article here.

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04/01/2019
ICBC changes start today
04/01/2019

ICBC changes start today

Read how these changes will affect you here.

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