06 Mar A Tradesman’s Reputation Has a Dollar Value

A tradesman’s reputation has value. It leads to job opportunities and repeat business. However, a tradesman’s reputation can quickly change if they are no longer able to do quality work.  In a physically demanding trade, one of the biggest reasons for...

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03 Mar Ormiston v. I.C.B.C

Liability between a young cyclist and an unknown motorist was determined in the case of Ormiston v. I.C.B.C., 2012 BCSC 665; Ormiston v. Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, 2014 BCCA 276.   Mr. Ormiston was cycling to high school on the downhill...

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02 Mar Raj v. Khosravi

Raj v. Khosravi, 2015 BCCA 49, highlights a concern for individuals who represent themselves and have direct contact with an Insurance Corporation of British Columbia adjuster after a motor vehicle accident.    After Mr. Raj was involved in a car accident where there...

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26 Feb Redmond v. Krider

In Redmond v. Krider, 2015 BCSC 178, the evidence of Dr. Alexander Levin, a psychiatric expert testifying for ICBC, was given very little weight by the Court.  In considering the admissibility of Dr. Levin’s report, the judge noted:   [116]     Dr. Levin was also...

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18 Oct Rehabilitation Programs

Why is following a rehabilitation program important to your legal case? In law, the plaintiff (injured party) has an obligation to mitigate his or her losses. This means the plaintiff must take reasonable steps to minimize the losses she suffers by...

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