Category Archives: Legal System

Keep your eyes on the road – The law, texting, and you

By Silvana Herra of Simpson, Thomas & Associates   Technology has done wonders for motor vehicle travel and safety. Advances in motor vehicle safety include: rear-view cameras, blind spot alerts, park assist and even systems that alert the driver when… Read More

Simpson Thomas & Associates is Hiring

Simpson Thomas & Associates is looking for an Intermediate/Senior Paralegal. Please forward resumes to Nazlin Rahemtulla at

Simpson Thomas’ Support of the Tibetan Women’s Soccer Team

Simpson Thomas & Associates is pleased to support the Tibetan Women’s Soccer Team as they compete in the Vancouver International Soccer Festival, June 30th to July 12th, 2017. Read more about the team’s recent visa challenges on the South Asian Post.

Is it Illegal to Drive Under the Influence of Marijuana?

As the government begins the process of legalizing marijuana and the use of the drug becomes more common amongst people in British Columbia, the question arises as to what exactly the law is around driving while high. Driving While High… Read More

How Do ICBC Claims Work for Injured Children?

In British Columbia, when an adult is injured in a car accident and seeks to claim compensation for sustained injuries from ICBC, they must file a lawsuit within two years of the date of the accident. If they fail to… Read More

Saadati v Moorhead Granted Leave to Supreme Court of Canada

We are pleased to advise that our application for leave to appeal the decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada in Saadati v Moorhead has been accepted by the Supreme Court of Canada. This… Read More