24 Jul Case Planning Conferences

In one of our firm’s recent cases (Stewart v. Robinson, 2014 BCSC 959), ICBC tried to set down an unnecessary Case Planning Conference over our objection.  ICBC’s case plan proposal addressed dates for the exchange of further lists of documents...

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08 Jul Road Rage Incident Caused Accident

In Davies v. Elston, 2014 BCSC 2435, a motorist was found at fault for a road rage incident.  The Plaintiff, age 77, and his adult son were riding side by side in a bike lane. The Plaintiff’s son made a comment...

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07 Jul Occupier’s Liability

In Agar v. Webber, 2014 BCCA 297, the Defendant landowner had installed a ‘T’ shaped device to clean crabs on his dock. His neighbor, the Plaintiff, had been given permission to use the device but had not been given instruction...

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06 Jul Complicated Life Events and Stressors

The case of Wagner v. Newbery, 2015 BCSC 894, illustrates the court’s analysis when a Plaintiff alleging accident-related psychological injuries also encounters various life events before and after the accident.  In this case, the court noted the following events and stressors in...

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26 Jun Diminished Work Capacity

In Gill v. Bhullar, 2015 BCSC 851, the Plaintiff sustained injuries to her neck and shoulder as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in September 2010. Just a couple of months prior to the accident, the Plaintiff...

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22 Jun Pre-existing Medical Conditions

In Diep v. Cunha, 2015 BCSC 819, a 38 year old seamstress sustained injuries when struck as a pedestrian by the Defendant’s motor vehicle.  Her injuries were primarily to her low back and left leg.The plaintiff suffered from severe scoliosis...

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