23 Nov Rear-end Accidents

The case of Bingul v. Youngson, 2016 BCSC 1868, is one of the few exceptions to the general rule that the driver following another vehicle is responsible when a rear-end collision occurs. In this case, the Plaintiff, Mr. Bingul, alleged that he...

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22 Nov Suing the Ministry of Highways and Transportation

The main issue in the case of Bayfield v. British Columbia (Ministry of Transportation), 2016 BCSC 1965, was whether the Province of British Columbia was liable for causing an accident by negligently designing and constructing a highway median. The Plaintiff was involved...

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09 Nov Returning to Work After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Questions of mitigation often arise in personal injury cases when the Plaintiff fails to undergo recommended medical treatment or therapies. Questions of mitigation also arise in the context of a Plaintiff’s failure to return to work, and the financial consequences...

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04 Nov Medical Evidence at Trial

At trial, the Plaintiff normally provides the Court with medical evidence that supports their claim for personal injury. ICBC often provides medical evidence that contradicts this or minimizes the injuries.  Klein v. Sangha, 2016 BCSC 1864, is an unusual case that...

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04 Nov Malahat Accident

Mr. Rajinder Sahota is featured on CFAX 1070 discussing the recent fatal accident on the Malahat.CFAX 1070 discussion with Mr. Rajinder Sahota...

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