Jason Lattanzio is a Partner and member of the firm’s Insurance, Transportation, and Environmental Practice Groups.
Jason’s practice is primarily litigation-based with an emphasis on general liability claims, material damage claims, contractual disputes, fraud, occupier’s liability claims, construction negligence claims and complex personal injury matters. He also assists both corporate and insurance clients by providing coverage opinions, handling coverage disputes, and providing policy wording reviews and revisions.
Jason has represented clients in the transportation and maritime industry including insurers, foreign and domestic ship owners, charterers, terminal operators, international shipping companies, freight forwarders, customs brokers, and local and provincial governments on a variety of matters. His practice includes maritime environmental issues, including spill response and remediation, drafting Contractual Agreements and Bills of Lading, as well as defending significant cargo damage claims.
Jason also has significant experience handling personal or bodily injury claims on behalf of insurers and individual Plaintiffs, including those related to catastrophic losses, chronic pain, complex regional pain syndrome, and psychological distress. Jason has assisted insurers in defending against fraudulent claims and staged accidents, including having claims dismissed through the litigation process.
Jason has appeared at all levels of Court in British Columbia and has appeared before the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal on a variety of matters. In addition to his trial advocacy work, Jason also has extensive experience in mediation and arbitration. Throughout his career he has successfully negotiated and/or mediated hundreds of claims on behalf of his clients.
Jason’s focus has always been to work with his clients to provide tailored solutions to their legal problems and deliver timely value-based results. His personal approach focuses on the needs of the client and achieving their goals in an effective and efficient manner, while providing high quality work and an exceptional client experience.