25 Aug Psychiatric Medication Post-Collision

In the case of Wilhelmson v. Dumma, 2017 BCSC 616, the Plaintiff was the sole survivor of a horrendous, high-speed collision that killed three other people, including her boyfriend. She had to be resuscitated at the scene and was airlifted...

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22 Aug Self-Represented Cyclist Loses Claims

Sometimes Plaintiffs decide not to hire a lawyer and instead represent themselves in their personal injury cases.  In the case of Jurisevic v. Rideout, 2013 BCSC 823, the Plaintiff had been in 12 road accidents between 1996 and 2012.  In the...

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09 Aug Commercial Host Liability

When people drink in a commercial establishment, does the bar or restaurant have a duty to ensure that they don’t leave the premises drunk and then drive? The Court considered this issue in Widdowson v. Rockwell, 2017 BCSC 385.On the day...

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12 Jul Liability When Turning Left

In the case of Schlachter v. Foster, 2017 BCSC 300, the only issue to be determined was who was responsible for causing the accident. The Plaintiff was driving through an intersection just after the light turned yellow when he hit the...

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04 Jul Hip Injury Following Rear-End Collision

In Erwin v. Buhler, 2017 BCSC 362, the Plaintiff injured his neck, back and hip following a rear-end collision in 2011.  The issue was whether or not the collision caused the pain in his right hip.  The Defendant argued the collision...

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