30 Sep Struck by Oncoming Vehicle

Have you ever been on a roadway that had no centre line and felt that oncoming traffic was encroaching on your side of the road?  Who would be at fault if there was a collision?In Ferguson v. Brown, 2015 BCSC...

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23 Sep Elderly Plaintiffs

Do elderly plaintiffs deserve to have their age taken into consideration when the court awards damages?  In the case of Mathroo v. Edge-Partington,  2015 BCSC 122, the Plaintiff was an 84 year old pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle in...

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21 Sep Lumbar Facet Syndrome

In Villing v. Husseni,  2015 BCSC 1604, the Plaintiff was a young woman attending paralegal school with the goal of becoming a paralegal and possibly a lawyer. She was involved in a motor vehicle collision where liability was admitted by...

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18 Sep Kava and ICBC’s Evidentiary Burden to Prove a Breach

In Venkataya v. Insurance Corporation of British Columbia,  2015 BCSC 1583, the Plaintiff was involved in a single vehicle collision after having attended a gathering at a friend’s home where food was eaten and Kava, Fiji’s national drink, was drank....

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16 Sep Accidents Involving Emergency Vehicles

In the case of Maddex v. Sigouin,  2014 BCCA 213,  the Plaintiff was a police officer struck by the Defendant when the Defendant attempted to pass the police vehicle on the left in a lane dedicated to left turning vehicles....

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15 Sep Pedestrian Collisions

Faircrest v. Buchanan,  2015 BCSC 657, is an unusual case involving the collision of two pedestrians.  In this case, Ms. Faircrest was injured while volunteering at Connolly Lodge, a mental health facility.  During her volunteer shift, a patient became increasingly...

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