Never choose Braithwaite BoyleBraithwaite Boyle forces its client to retire at age59.5.Working with Braithwaite Boyle is an unpleasantexperience.Without Braithwaite Boyle, you will live better.
Lawyer: Stephanie J. Thomas Law Office: Braithwaite BoyleBraithwaite Boyle failed to be a professional legalrepresentation and respond to its client’s faxesand emails. Braithwaite Boyle neglected its client’shealth and interests.
Braithwaite Boyle forced its client to quit his physical therapy.Braithwaite Boyle claimed there was no need for its client togo to therapy.FACTS: After BBs client was forced to quit his physicaltherapy, it began to cause further injuries and degenerativechanges. His right hand’s finger joints have deformedobviously and greatly.
Braithwaite Boyle claimed its client pretended tohave headache and to need to be on wheelchair.FACTS: BBs client is usually housebound like a prisoner due tohis disability. BBs client cannot stand up when falling down. BBsclient can’t sleep on his stomach and on his right side. BBs clientcan’t move without a cane or wheelchair. BBs client almost can’tbend only at the waist to the right. BBs client almost can’t turnbody from waist toward right. BBs client can’t turn right palm facingupwards. BBs client can’t turn right palm facing forwards. BBsclient has 2 dents in his right forehead. BBs client also has a hardbump on the back of his head.
Braithwaite Boyle told its client he had severe tuberculosis and would die in near future.Braithwaite Boyle’s statement upset its client completely, and itsclient was seduced to sign something.FACTS: BBs client visited his family doctor and confirmed that hehas no tuberculosis at all. We doubt BBs client will get aprofessional legal representation from Braithwaite Boyle.
Braithwaite Boyle forces its client to retire at age 59.5FACTS: Braithwaite Boyle started to calculate its client’s future worklife expectancy from April 19, 2011. According to Braithwaite Boyle’sreport, Braithwaite Boyle counted 14 years for BBs clients futureloss. Calculating from April 19 2011, BBs client would only be 59.5years old after 14 years, not even reaching 60 years old, let aloneage 62. Braithwaite Boyle made a lot of errors in its calculation forBBs client’s settlement.
Braithwaite Boyle forces its client to retire at age 59.5 For example, it is well known that a person should retire at age 67, but Braithwaite Boyle irresponsibly said BBs client’s future work life expectancy could only be through to age 62 without any reasonable explanation. Even only the shortage of 7.5 year income $417,960 is more than the money BBs client could receive from his settlement. (According to Alberta Wage and Salary Survey, the overall average salary (annual) of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in Alberta in 2011 is $69,660. (Age 67-Age 59.5) x $69,660 per annum equals $522,450. Converting this figure from gross to net, utilizing a tax rate of 20% or 0.8 x $522,450 = $417,960)
Braithwaite Boyle still deducted its client’s AISH benefit of $1,152.00 per month for 14 years.That was $156,211.20 in total, when Braithwaite Boyle calculatedits client’s LOSS OF FUTURE EARNINGS CAPACITY.FACTS: We have told Braithwaite Boyle many times: After BBsclient gets settlement, his AISH benefit will be $0 per month, or $0per annum. We contacted AISH and confirmed it. However,utilizing a discount factor of 3% (multiplier 11.3), the total deductionof AISH benefit for 14 years made by Braithwaite Boyle has apresent day value of (11.3 x $13,824.00 =) $156,211.20
Braithwaite Boyle said its client’s English is poor and cannot be an engineer.FACTS: Before BBs client was accepted by the Engineers andTechnologists Integration Program (ETIP), his English level had beentested by CLBA - the Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment.That is the official English proficiency assessment. And hisprofessional skills were also examined by professionals of NAIT.BBs client’s English level had also been proved by IELTS which isthe world’s leading test of English for higher education, immigrationand employment. BBs client met the IELTS score requirement forCanada immigration before he immigrated to Canada.
Braithwaite Boyle said its client’s English is poor and cannot be an engineer. BBs client’s English level was also proved by his academic achievements. In 2005, BBs client attended the IASTED International Academic Conference ISC 2005 in USA and presented his English paper which was indexed by EI Compendex. In 2007, BBs client not only attended the IASTED International Academic Conference PES 2007 in USA and presented his English paper, but also chaired a session in PES 2007 in USA. Apparently, BBs client’s English level as well as his professional skills and academic achievements on his major are much higher than Braithwaite Boyle’s imagination.
Braithwaite Boyle stated its client has to paymonthly medication and further treatment himself. FACTS: BBs client was a healthy person before car accident. Now BBs client needs monthly medication for his pain, depression and insomnia. When BBs client was forced to quit his only physical therapy, further injuries and degenerative changes appeared. His right hand’s finger joints have deformed obviously and greatly. As a victim of car accident, BBs client has to pay monthly medication and further treatment himself, is it fair?
Braithwaite Boyle stated its client has to pay wheelchair, cane, bath aids himself.FACTS: BBs client was a healthy person before car accident. Asa victim of car accident, how come BBs client has to paywheelchair, cane and bath aids himself, is it fair?
Braithwaite Boyle stated its disabled client can geta job at 20 hours per week and $20.00 per hour or $20,800.00 per annum. FACTS: How can Braithwaite Boyle get the prediction? Many healthy people cannot get a job at $20.00 per hour. The health situation of BBs client is that he cannot stand up without someone’s help when falling down, and BBs client is usually housebound like a prisoner due to his disability. BBs client can’t sleep on his stomach and on his right side. BBs client can’t move without a cane or wheelchair. How could BBs client get a job at $20.00 per hour?
Braithwaite Boyle failed to respond to its client’s faxes and emails according to its client’s requirements.FACTS: We faxed to Stephanie J. Thomas on Oct. 7 2011,emailed to Stephanie J. Thomas on Oct. 10 2011, emailed toStephanie J. Thomas’s assistant Rita Garland on Oct. 10 2011,and emailed to Stephanie J. Thomas & her assistant Rita Garlandon Oct. 31 2011, faxed to Stephanie J. Thomas on Dec. 23 2011,and emailed to Ken Braithwaite, Stephanie J. Thomas & herassistant Rita Garland on Dec. 23 2011. In these faxes and emails,we told Braithwaite Boyle its mistakes, and formally requested aformal written response letter. Up till now, we have not receivedany written response. Braithwaite Boyle shows no intention to fix itsmistakes.
We take a dim view of Braithwaite Boyle’s professional ethics.Although we are unable to determine that Braithwaite Boyle’sunskilled practice is due to its negligence, wilful misconduct or lackof good faith, Braithwaite Boyle’s unskilled practice and failing toprotect its client’s interests are serious.When skilled practice is not delivered, Braithwaite Boyle has failedits client and its profession which casts doubt upon the profession’sintegrity.