12 Sep Slip and Fall on a City Bus

The mere fact that a passenger slips and falls while riding on a transit bus does not establish a prima facie case of negligence. The Plaintiff has to prove the bus driver breached the standard of care expected of a...

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29 Aug Post-Collision Fertility Issues

In Wilhelmson v. Dumma, 2017 BCSC 616, the Court considered damages for a young female Plaintiff.  She was the sole survivor of a horrendous, high-speed, head-on collision that killed three other people, including her boyfriend.  An air ambulance transported her...

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25 Aug Psychiatric Medication Post-Collision

In the case of Wilhelmson v. Dumma, 2017 BCSC 616, the Plaintiff was the sole survivor of a horrendous, high-speed collision that killed three other people, including her boyfriend. She had to be resuscitated at the scene and was airlifted...

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22 Aug Self-Represented Cyclist Loses Claims

Sometimes Plaintiffs decide not to hire a lawyer and instead represent themselves in their personal injury cases.  In the case of Jurisevic v. Rideout, 2013 BCSC 823, the Plaintiff had been in 12 road accidents between 1996 and 2012.  In the...

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18 Aug Release Signed Before Skiing Lesson Accident

When you take a skiing lesson, you normally sign a waiver which releases the ski hill and skiing instructor from liability, should you be hurt during the lesson. In the case of Braun v. Whistler Mountain Resort Limited Partnership, 2016 BCSC...

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