November 2023

Weird and Wacky Wednesdays: Volume 273

In the peculiar world of food-related legal disputes, the line between genuine grievances and frivolous lawsuits can often blur. This week’s tales highlight cases where consumers have turned to the courts over what they perceive as deception or outright negligence by well-known food companies. From an oversized burger portrayal to misleading cooking instructions, and a shocking discovery in a salad, these stories delve into the curious and sometimes grotesque outcomes of fast-food consumption in the digital era, where social media plays a pivotal role in shaping public perception and legal action.

Driving Law Podcast: Special Interim Episode

On this special interim episode, Kyla and Paul update us on the Rainbow Bridge border crossing accident and the tractor involved in police pursuit on Highway 1. Listen on Friday for further developments as they come to light!

Conflicts of Interest in Policing: Cases That Should Have Gone to the Supreme Court of Canada, But Didn’t!

Welcome to Cases That Should Have Gone to the Supreme Court of Canada, But Didn’t! This week, lawyer Kyla Lee discusses Conflicts of Interest in Policing… Acumen Law Corporation lawyer Kyla Lee gives her take on a made-in-Canada court case each week and discusses why these cases should have been heard by Canada’s highest court: the Supreme Court of Canada.

Cannabis Users Can Accurately Predict Impairment and Readiness to Drive

There has been yet another interesting study published related to cannabis impaired driving. Published in the Journal of Accident Analysis and Prevention, the study titled Predicting changes in driving performance in individuals who use cannabis following acute use based on self-reported readiness to drive, looks at how well people can tell their state of impairment after using cannabis.

Kyla on RadioNLNews Mornings with Jeff & Bill: Tractor ‘possibly involved’ in protest strikes police vehicle on Highway 1

“He’ll likely be on the hook for everything. Obviously a determination is going to be made by the insurer of both vehicles about who’s at fault first for the incident. And then whether or not there was a breach in the insurance policy…”

Kyla Lee on the Mike Smyth Show: Encampments in BC, Dealing with ‘Sovereign Citizens’, & Fake Toonies smuggled from China!

“Can you beat a traffic ticket by claiming you are a sovereign citizen and the law doesn’t apply to you?”

“You haven’t provided me the documentation, you do have a driver’s license. You’re driving with no insurance and the wrong number plates, so you are going to be getting a traffic ticket today and the video is going to be towed, okay?”

“No I don’t agree to that. I don’t consent to any of this, you’re creating a non consensual security agreement on the side of the road without right”

“You guys understand you are breaching my peace, right? You guys are going to try to criminally harass me into your compliance”

“This is happening more often. It seemed to have started to gain traction during COVID, when people sort of were researching ways to get around vaccine mandates and restaurant shutdowns…”

“Nobody has ever won on the basis of making these arguments.”

“…it’s dangerous for people to engage in this rhetoric for a number of reasons, first of all, if you get sucked in this stuff it’s very hard to get out. People become so persuaded of it..”

“…they misinterpreted and twisted it to create this fiction, this legal fiction that’s now being disseminated on the internet…”

Listen to the full episode here:

Kyla Lee on CBC: Is Ken Sim trying to take credit for the Rolling Stones coming to town?

After the Rolling Stones announced its concert stop in Vancouver, the mayor and city council celebrated with an elaborate video production they later posted on X, formerly Twitter. Kyla Lee, a Vancouver-based lawyer and Mo Amir, host of the podcast This is VANCOLOUR, share their thoughts on the video with Amy Bell.

2023 Acquisition International Magazine Legal Award Winner!

We are delighted to share the remarkable achievement of Kyla Lee, from Acumen Law Corporation, who has been honoured with the esteemed 2023 Legal Award for Vancouver DUI Lawyer by Acquisition International Magazine. This distinguished recognition is a testament to Kyla’s exceptional legal expertise and unwavering commitment to providing outstanding legal services. View Kyla’s listing here!

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