Nixon Wenger Lawyers LLP

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Recent Decisions and Settlements

May 02, 2019

Variation of a will results in an increased inheritance

We filed an action for the variation of a will on behalf of the child of a deceased: the child was one of four beneficiaries, was not in regular... | READ MORE

Apr 30, 2019

Evidence confimed they were spouses

We represented a bereaved woman whose relationship status with respect to a deceased man was challenged by the deceased’s family: they said that she... | READ MORE

Nov 19, 2018

Whiplash injuries settle before trial for $210,000

The daughter of a corporate client of the firm retained Michael Yawney QC to assist her with a claim for injuries suffered in an accident where the... | READ MORE

Nov 08, 2018

Muliple roll over accident resolves for over $850,000 plus costs

Michael Yawney QC was retained by the father of a 16 year old girl who was involved in a multiple roll over accident on a highway in the Kootenays... | READ MORE

Oct 31, 2018

Intersection accident resolves for over $185,000

A Vernon man in his 40's suffered soft tissue injuries in an accident at a controlled intersection. The man retained Michael Yawney QC to pursue his... | READ MORE

Oct 23, 2018

Complicated claim resolves for $100,000 with no legal action

A Kelowna man was pinned between a cube van and a wall when trying to help a young driver back out of an underground parking area. He retained Michael... | READ MORE

Oct 20, 2018

Accident results in $150,000 plus costs for client

A Vernon woman suffered soft tissue injuries, neck and back, in an accident in the North Okanagan. Michael Yawney QC and Allyson Edwards pursued the... | READ MORE

Sep 30, 2018

Major highway collision resolves for over $14,000,000 for infant girl

Michael Yawney QC was asked by an Alberta lawyer to take on a complex injury claim from a collision that occurred on Hwy # 1 in BC, near the Alberta... | READ MORE

Sep 15, 2018

Head on Collison resolves for over $1,000,000 plus costs

The mother of a 17 year old Kelowna student retained Michael Yawney QC to help her daughter with a claim from a head on accident on Hwy 33 east of... | READ MORE

Sep 05, 2018

Soft Tissue Injuries results in $123,000 settlement

Mr. Yawney was retained by a middle aged Okanagan woman who suffered soft tissue injuries in a rear end accident. The client's past medical history... | READ MORE

Aug 15, 2018

Whiplash type injury settles for over $120,000

A Calgary man in his late 40's was rear ended on the Island Highway on Vancouver Island. His minivan had what appeared to be minor damage, but... | READ MORE

Aug 10, 2018

Hit & Run resolves for $530,000

A man in his 70's was hit and run over by a motor boat on a local Okanagan lake and retained Michael Yawney QC to represent him with his claim arising... | READ MORE

Jul 19, 2018

Complex Claim in Multi Vehicle Collision, Resolves for over $1.5 million

Michael Yawney QC, was asked to represent a female passenger of a vehicle that was hit at high speed on Hwy 97A north of Vernon, BC.  Multiple... | READ MORE

Jul 10, 2018

Insurer of Alberta Vehicle in Collision Pays $1,100,000.00

A Salmon Arm man in his early 50's was seriously injured when an Alberta driver was going too fast around a corner on Hwy 1 West of Salmon Arm, BC,... | READ MORE

Jun 26, 2018

Vehicle Written Off in Collision, Claim Settles Prior to Trial

Michael Yawney QC and partner Allyson Edwards took on a claim by a gentleman in his late 50's, whose vehicle was written off in a collision on Hwy... | READ MORE

Jun 18, 2018

Accident on HWY 97 Resolves for over $450,000.00

A career woman in the auto industry in her late 40's was side swiped and forced into a concrete median on Hwy 97 when a large suv swerved into her... | READ MORE

Jun 13, 2018

Restaurant Owner Suffer Injuries, Resolves Claim for over $400,000.00

A take out food restaurant owner from Kelowna was injured when his vehicle was struck by another vehicle on the streets of Kelowna.  He was referred... | READ MORE

Jun 04, 2018

Accident on Vernon BC City Streets Resolves

A retired woman suffered soft tissue injuries from an accident that occurred on the city streets of Vernon, BC.  She retained Mr. Yawney because she... | READ MORE

May 22, 2018

Tractor Trailer Accident Settles for over $500,000.00

A semi-truck driver in his 40's was referred to Michael Yawney QC, after a vehicle collided head on with his tractor trailer unit on Hwy 97.  The... | READ MORE

May 17, 2018

Full Day Mediation in Alberta Settles for $300,000.00

A husband and wife from Dawson Creek, BC were visiting their family in Red Deer, Alberta when an inattentive motorist slammed into their pickup truck... | READ MORE