Nixon Wenger Lawyers LLP

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Recent Decisions and Settlements

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

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