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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03 Aug Time Limitation in Medical Malpractice Cases

A plaintiff claiming damages for personal injuries resulting from alleged negligent medical treatment must do so within two years of the treatment.  This limitation period is set out in s. 3(2)(a) of the Limitation Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 266. This two year...

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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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