21 Sep ICBC Guilty of Abuse of Process

If a driver admits he was at fault in an accident in which his passengers are injured, doesn’t it make sense that that admission would apply to all the passengers?  Most of you are probably nodding your head “yes”.  Unfortunately,...

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19 Sep Past Wage Loss – Sick Leave Repayment

People injured in motor vehicle accidents often use their sick leave while trying to recover from their injuries.  As part of your personal injury settlement, ICBC should be asked to reimburse you for the loss of sick leave credits, so...

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14 Sep Watch Out For Cyclists When Turning Left

The case of Ilett v. Buckley, 2016 BCSC 1407, reaffirms that drivers must make sure they can turn left safely before proceeding.The Plaintiff was cycling on the shoulder of the northbound lane of Admirals Rd. As he proceeded through an intersection...

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09 Sep Compensation for Perceived Disability

In the case of Agar v. Leonard, 2016 BCSC 1430, the Plaintiff was proceeding through an intersection when the Defendant suddenly turned left in front of her. She was unable to avoid the collision and hit the side of the Defendant’s...

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08 Sep Neck and Back Soft Tissue Injuries

In Virk v. Robertson, 2016 BCSC 1458, the Court considered a 27 year-old Plaintiff’s personal injury claim relating to a 2013 motor vehicle accident.The Plaintiff had been injured in a 2009 rear end collision in which there was minimal damage to...

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06 Sep Cost of Future Care

In personal injury claims, one of the heads of damages is “cost of future care”.  This relates to expenses for treatments and services the injured person will require in the future, as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. ...

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02 Sep What is an Examination for Discovery?

If you are involved in a court case, you will likely be asked to attend at an Examination for Discovery.  As a layperson, you may wonder what that is.Examinations for Discovery take place before the trial.  They are usually held...

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