31 Aug Hit & Run Drivers and Your Obligations

If you are involved in a hit and run accident, you have to try to find out the identity of the driver who left the scene.  You have a statutory obligation under the Insurance (Vehicle) Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c.231, to...

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26 Aug 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 agitated. ...

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17 Aug Limitation Period in Slip and Fall Cases

If you are injured in a slip and fall, you have two years to file a court action.  If you do not do this within the two-year limitation period, you will be barred from making a claim against the owner...

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05 Aug Identifying Hit and Run Drivers

If you are injured by a hit and run driver, the onus is on you to try to identify that driver.  You must make all reasonable efforts to find that driver and if you don’t, your personal injury claim may...

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