12 Jul Liability When Turning Left

In the case of Schlachter v. Foster, 2017 BCSC 300, the only issue to be determined was who was responsible for causing the accident. The Plaintiff was driving through an intersection just after the light turned yellow when he hit the...

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07 Jul What Happens If My Neighbour Assaults Me?

The Court considered a neighbour assault, or battery, in Rycroft v. Rego, 2017 BCSC 373.  The Plaintiff lived in a rented house on a large acreage at the time of the assault.  His son and a friend had set-up a BMX...

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04 Jul Hip Injury Following Rear-End Collision

In Erwin v. Buhler, 2017 BCSC 362, the Plaintiff injured his neck, back and hip following a rear-end collision in 2011.  The issue was whether or not the collision caused the pain in his right hip.  The Defendant argued the collision...

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