27 Aug Real Estate Agents and WCB

A recent Workers Compensation Act case, WCAT-2015-02345, involved Ms. Schumann, a real estate agent injured in a motor vehicle accident.  ICBC argued that she was a “worker” as defined by the Workers Compensation Act at the time of the collision...

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12 Aug Use of Interpreters at Trial

Kim v. Khaw, 2014 BCSC 2221, is a case that dealt with the question of whether the use of an interpreter is relevant to the assessment of a Plaintiff’s credibility. The Plaintiff had testified through an interpreter but had served...

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06 Aug Can I Still Accept the Offer?

In personal injury cases, the Plaintiff’s lawyer and ICBC typically exchange multiple offers.  These usually include “formal” and “informal” offers.  The main difference is whether one can bring the offer to the court’s attention after trial, in order to seek...

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