17 Dec Assault During Bar Fight

The case of Petersen v. Stadnyk, 2006 BCSC 806, is about a fight between the Plaintiff and the Defendant. The fight ended with them falling to the floor, one on top of the other, where the Plaintiff dislocated his shoulder...

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10 Dec Duty of Pedestrian to Mitigate Losses

The Plaintiff in the case of Lourenco v. Pham, 2013 BCSC 2090, was a pedestrian struck in a cross walk. She sought damages for injuries she sustained in that accident. The Defendants admitted liability for the accident but asserted that the...

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19 Nov Damages Awarded for Assault

In the case of Azak v. Chisholm, 2018 BCSC 1051, a verbal confrontation lead to the Defendant assaulting the Plaintiff in his yard.  The Plaintiff sustained serious bodily injuries and sued the Defendant for damages.The Plaintiff rented a house on Lot...

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13 Nov Slip and Fall in Restaurant

In Robinson v. 1390709 Alberta Ltd., 2016 BCSC 2459, the Plaintiff slipped and fell on the floor of the Defendant's restaurant.  The restaurant denied liability.The Plaintiff and a friend had dinner at the restaurant prior to attending a local theatre production. ...

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01 Oct Jogger and Cyclist Collide

Many people are out cycling in late spring and summer, when the weather warms up.  Cycling accidents are not just limited to those between cars and cyclists, as you will see in the recent case of Perilli v. Marlow, 2018 BCSC...

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