Nixon Wenger Lawyers LLP

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Recent Decisions and Settlements

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

May 01, 2018

Petitioners Seek to Have Logging Cutting Permit Quashed

Penner v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations)

We represent Sechelt Community Projects Inc which operates as Sechelt... | READ MORE

Apr 30, 2018

Claims for Two Sisters Resolves

Michael Yawney QC, resolved the claims for two sisters injured as young children when their parents minivan was hit from behind on Hwy 97 over 8 years... | READ MORE

Apr 20, 2018

Soft Tissue Injuries From a Rear Collision Resolves

Mr. Yawney and associate Allison Jaquish, settled a claim for a Vernon woman who was hit from behind and suffered soft tissue injuries. 

Her claim... | READ MORE

Apr 02, 2018

Illegal Left Hand Turn Causes Accident and Results in a Claim

A woman in her 50's was injured when she drove off the road trying to avoid a vehicle that was turning illegally on a highway in the East Kootenays... | READ MORE

Mar 23, 2018

Failed Maintenance on Brakes Causes Rear End Collision

A retired teacher from Red Deer, Alberta was vacationing on Vancouver Island and was rear ended by a vehicle whose driver claimed had lost it's... | READ MORE

Mar 21, 2018

Over $230,000.00 Award in Damages

Sommerville v. Munro

Mr. Sommerville was involved in a significant head-on collision on November 23, 2015.  At that time he was retired from his work... | READ MORE

Mar 21, 2018

Rear End Collision Claim Resolves for $180,000.00

Michael Yawney QC was retained by a Lumby, BC resident in her late 50's to help her with her claim for injuries from a rear end accident on a... | READ MORE

Mar 18, 2018

Rear End Accident Results in $590,000.00 Claim

A Vernon woman in her thirties was referred to Mr. Yawney by her father after she was involved in a rear end accident. Her vehicle was written off and... | READ MORE

Mar 16, 2018

Motorcycle Accident Settles Prior to Trial for $275,000.00 plus costs

A 62 year old man was referred to Michael Yawney QC by a friend for assistance with an injury claim arising from an accident where a vehicle hit him... | READ MORE

Mar 06, 2018

Accident Claim Settles Prior to Trial for $150,000.00 plus costs

Michael Yawney QC was retained by a health care admin assistant from Armstrong BC to help her with a claim for injuries in an accident where a vehicle... | READ MORE

Feb 28, 2018

Soft Tissue Injuries Result in a Settlement of over $95,000.00

Michael Yawney QC and Allyson Edwards assisted a young lady from Vernon who suffered soft tissue injuries in an accident where she was a passenger in... | READ MORE

Feb 15, 2018

Injured Sisters Settle Claims for $950,000.00

Mr. Yawney was retained by Alberta lawyers to assist in pursuing claims for two sisters injured as passengers involved in an accident in British... | READ MORE