24 Mar The Effect of Two Back-to-Back Low Impact Accidents

When people are involved in more than one accident, the subsequent accident often aggravates the injuries sustained in the first accident.  That is what happened in Duda v. Sekhon, 2015 BCSC 2393, when the Plaintiff was involved in two accidents within...

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10 Mar Inconsistent Evidence at Trial

If your testimony at trial is not consistent with the medical or employment evidence, the Court may not rely on your testimony when making its decision.In Ben-Yosef v. Dasanjh, 2016 BCSC 360, the Plaintiff was struck in a crosswalk by...

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03 Mar Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle in a Crosswalk

When a pedestrian is struck in a crosswalk, what laws come into play?  Section 179 of the Motor Vehicle Act is the statute that governs the rights of way between pedestrians and motor vehicles. The relevant sections of that provision...

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