29 Jul Be Alert When Using A Crosswalk

At one time or another, you may have stepped into a crosswalk without looking or considering the risk, confident that you have the right of way. As a pedestrian, you do have the right of way when using a crosswalk...

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27 Jul The Importance of a Supportive Family Doctor

Having a supportive family physician to oversee your treatment and provide evidence on your behalf at trial is important.  In any personal injury case the evidence of a long-time family physician is often invaluable. Family physicians are often the best...

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25 Jul Loss of Income for the Self-Employed

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, your ability to work may be affected.  Depending on who your employer is, the amount of your lost wages or loss of future income may be relatively easy to calculate.  However,...

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22 Jul Failure to Mitigate

Most people injured in a motor vehicle accident follow their doctor’s advice and undertake the treatments or therapies recommended to assist them in their rehabilitation.  But sometimes an injured person fails to do so. When this happens, ICBC will bring...

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20 Jul Suing a Municipality and Notice Requirements

Personal injury cases against municipalities may occur when someone gets hurt after tripping on an uneven sidewalk.  You need to be aware that there are strict requirements to notify the municipality.  In most cases, you must notify the municipality within...

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18 Jul LOSS OF FUTURE EARNING CAPACITY

If you have been injured in an accident, your injuries may affect your ability to work in the future.  Whether or not a Plaintiff has suffered a future loss of earnings as a result of his or her injuries is...

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15 Jul Counsel Removed Due To Conflict of Interest

Difficult legal and personal issues may arise where a passenger in a vehicle claims for damages against a driver or vice versa – especially where there are important relationships involved between these persons.  In certain circumstances, a lawyer who has...

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13 Jul Children Injured on School Property

It can be very upsetting for parents when a child is injured at school or during a school event.  Even if it seems obvious to the parents that the school is responsible for the injury, the court must look at...

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08 Jul Medical Malpractice During a Delivery

Difficultly during a delivery can cause catastrophic damage to the baby. It is natural for the parents to look for an explanation as to what went wrong and who is to blame. Sometimes it is the fault of the medical...

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06 Jul Slow Drivers

Does it drive you crazy when someone is driving really slowly in front of you? Be patient and don’t try to pass that driver on the left, or you could cause an accident.In the case of Ali v. Fineblit, 2015 BCSC...

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