Carfra Lawton LLP | Insurance Defence Vancouver Island

Fires happen. We’ll help you soothe the burn.

From the ordinary to the complex, we can help you with your fire loss claims. Coverage Subrogation Parallel criminal proceedings Contact our fire...

Celebrating 35 years of legal service

We commissioned the work from Margaret Hanson of Margaret Hanson Design. She has been commissioned for a few of...

BC Court of Appeal clarifies difference between material...

In Nagy v. BCAA Insurance Corporation, 2020 BCCA 270, the BC Court of Appeal clarified the difference between a...

Trio of IME Cases: New Test Applied to get Plaintiffs...

A trio of recent decisions by Judges of the Supreme Court of British Columbia have emphasized the new test...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

BC Attorney General suspends all civil jury trials until...

All trials set during that time will be heard by judge alone.

Municipal policy defence prevails in parking lot slip and...

Aron Bookman and Annie Olson of Carfra Lawton were successful in having the Plaintiff’s claim dismissed on summary trial...

Carfra Lawton is working remotely due to Covid-19 protocols

We’re Working Remotely

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are constantly evolving to meet the new challenges, while also respecting our...

Claw Fest 2020 – Cancelled

Regrettably, we’ve made the decision to cancel Claw Fest due to government recommendations regarding large gatherings, and to do...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

COVID–19 SAFETY PLAN

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic we are constantly evolving to meet the new challenges while also respecting our...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Carfra and Lawton LLP is pleased to announce that R....

Amos graduated with his LLB from Queen’s University in 2005 and was called to the bars of Ontario (2006)...

Sidewalk snow removal bylaw does not create duty of care...

The plaintiff in Der v. Zhao, 2019 BCSC 1996, slipped and fell on a city sidewalk that was adjacent...

Not all curbs have to be yellow (even if they...

In 2015, the plaintiff in Herron v. Value Industries Ltd., 2019 BCSC 878 tripped and fell over a sidewalk...