30Nov 2017

Reasons for judgment were released earlier this week in the case of Ross v. Dupuis 2017 BCSC 2159.  This case involved the assessment of damages for a 35 year old female plaintiff, following injury in a car accident that had occurred five years prior to the trial. The trial judge made a number of interesting […]

23Nov 2017

Reasons for judgment were released today in the case of Sharma v. MacDonald 2017 BCSC 2121. This case involved the claim of a female plaintiff who had been injured in a car accident three years prior to trial when she was 23 years old.  There was a dispute relating to the nature and extent of the […]

21Nov 2017

Reasons for judgment were released today in the case of Burke v. Schwetje 2017 BCSC 2098.  This case involved a claim for damages as a result of a serious car accident that had occurred in May 2010.  Fault for the accident was admitted.  The plaintiff suffered a permanent injury to his right hand and wrist […]

14Nov 2017

Reasons for judgment were released this morning in the case of Wolford v. Shlakoff.  This case concerned the claim of the female plaintiff for damages for injuries that she suffered in a motor vehicle accident on June 30, 2014.  Liability was admitted with the only question for trial being the amount of damages that the […]

09Nov 2017

Often when you take part in an activity that has some element of danger to it, or some possibility of causing injury, you will be required to sign a Liability Release Agreement, or a waiver.  Without signing it you will not be allowed to participate.  Often these agreements will operate to prevent you from being […]

07Nov 2017

Distracted driving results in the death of 78 British Columbians each year.  In the face of the ICBC financial crisis, Attorney General David Eby has announced that he will move to designate distracted driving as a high-risk behavior, similar to impaired driving and excessive speeding under ICBC’s driver risk premium program.  This will result in […]