Posts by Shelley Henshaw

Shelley is an experienced trial lawyer, and a partner in our Langley office. Shelley’s practice focuses primarily in the areas of personal injury and family mediation and collaboration. Originally trained as a nurse, with a degree from the University of Victoria, Shelley’s “real life” medical experience in hospital emergencies, intensive care units and obstetrical units gives her a true advantage in understanding her clients’ injuries and medical needs as well as in communicating with health care providers during rehabilitation. Learn more about Shelley Henshaw »

Social Media: a false reality can damage your claim

Most of us are using social media in one way or another. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other forms of social media allow us to communicate with others and share details about our lives with just a click of a mouse …

Maintaining a Pain Journal After a Motor Vehicle Collision

Should I keep a “pain journal” following my accident?

After an accident, substantial time can pass before the settlement with ICBC or your matter goes to trial.   It is very difficult to keep track of events unless they are written …

ICBC’s Demystifier of Auto Insurance: Demystifying the Demystifier

Ouch.  If you are a Canucks fan, last night was not a good hockey night!  Thankfully, at least for this last go-round in Boston, we weren’t subjected to any more of Vicki Gabereau’s ICBC ads on top of it.

The …

Failure to Mitigate: The Costs of Not Following Doctor’s Orders

Most people have a general understanding of the process:  if someone suffers a loss or injury as a result of the negligent actions or carelessness of someone else, the injured or damaged party (known as the “claimant”) can make a …