08 Dec Damages for Assault

In Bajwa v. Deol, 2017 BCSC 1673, the Plaintiff and his wife attended a wedding celebration in Surrey.  As they were leaving the banquet hall, the Plaintiff was seriously injured when he was assaulted by the Defendant and an unidentified individual.The...

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05 Dec Be Responsible When Turning Left

In the case of Ratelle v. Barton, 2017 BCSC 1262, the Court was asked to determine who was responsible for a motorcycle accident near Whistler.The Plaintiff and a friend were riding their motorcycles north of Whistler on Highway 99, heading to...

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24 Nov The Case of the Defective Sandwich

In the case of Chow v. Subway Franchise Restaurants of Canada Ltd., 2017 BCSC 1034, the Plaintiff alleged that as she began to eat a sandwich purchased from a Subway restaurant in Victoria, she found blood on the bun and wrapping...

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22 Nov Visions Gala

Acheson Sweeney Foley Sahota is honoured to have been a major sponsor for the Victoria Hospitals Foundation gala last Saturday night. The Visions gala was attended by more than 300 community and health care leaders, and raised $698,000.  The proceeds...

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21 Nov Collision with a Train

The case of Chand v. Martin, 2017 BCSC 660, involved a collision between a motor vehicle and a train owned and operated by Southern Railway of British Columbia Limited (“Southern”). The accident occurred at a railway crossing in Surrey, BC. As...

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29 Sep Perjury at Trial

In the case of Dizon v. Losier, 2017 BCSC 431, the Plaintiff was injured when his SUV was hit from behind by a truck driven by the Defendant.  At trial, the Plaintiff said that the light had turned amber and he...

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22 Sep Headaches

In Thompson v. Helgeson, 2017 BCSC 92, the Court assessed damages for debilitating headaches that seriously affected the Plaintiff’s ability to function personally and socially, and rendered her unemployable.The 45 year old Plaintiff had a history of depression and anxiety prior...

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