04 Nov Medical Evidence at Trial

At trial, the Plaintiff normally provides the Court with medical evidence that supports their claim for personal injury. ICBC often provides medical evidence that contradicts this or minimizes the injuries.  Klein v. Sangha, 2016 BCSC 1864, is an unusual case that...

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04 Nov Malahat Accident

Mr. Rajinder Sahota is featured on CFAX 1070 discussing the recent fatal accident on the Malahat.CFAX 1070 discussion with Mr. Rajinder Sahota...

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31 Oct How a dangerous left turn left to tragedy on Malahat

KATIE DEROSA / TIMES COLONIST OCTOBER 28, 2016 09:19 AM UPDATED: OCTOBER 29, 2016 10:25 AMCrash on Malahat near near McCurdy Drive on Oct. 27, 2016Two vehicles crashed on the Malahat near McCurdy Drive during rush hour on Thursday afternoon. Oct. 27,...

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26 Oct Left-Turning Drivers Need to Look for Themselves

When traffic is backed up and an oncoming driver wants to turn left, it’s not unusual for a well-meaning motorist to wave the driver through the turn.  However, sometimes this simple gesture can result in a serious accident. The law...

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24 Oct Part 7 “No Fault” Benefits

In addition to seeking compensation from the Defendant driver in a motor vehicle accident, inured parties can also claim ‘Part 7 Benefits’. Part 7 benefits are named after the section of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act which provides for up to...

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19 Oct Business Losses Post-Collision

In Singh v. Soper, 2016 BCSC 1748, the Plaintiff claimed business losses following a February, 2006, motor vehicle collision.  He was 64 years old at trial.At the time of the accident, the Plaintiff was driving a truck he had leased.  He...

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17 Oct Collision Causes Stroke

Injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents are not always straightforward. In McKenzie v. Lloyd, 2016 BCSC 174, the Plaintiff was involved in four motor vehicle collisions over a three-year time period. The key issue before the Court was the cause of...

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07 Oct Your Obligation to Locate an Unidentified Driver

In the case of Lapointe v. John Doe, 2015 BCSC 428, the Plaintiff was injured when her vehicle was forced off the road by an unknown driver.  She brought a summary trial application to determine, amongst other things, whether she had...

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