15 May Liability For A Collision At A Yellow Light

In the case of Chavez-Salinas v. Tower, 2017 BCSC 2068, the Plaintiff was involved in a collision at an intersection.  The Defendant denied liability for the accident.When the Plaintiff was one-half block away from the intersection, she observed the traffic signal...

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09 May Loss of Income for Plaintiff with Past Addiction Issue

In the case of Kirilenko v. Bowie, 2017 BCSC 2048, the Plaintiff was a cocaine addict who was badly injured in a motor vehicle collision.  His injuries included nerve damage to his left leg, internal injuries, and a brain injury.The fact that the Plaintiff had a cocaine addiction prior to the accident was important.  The evidence at trial was that prior to the accident the Plaintiff’s ability to function in the workforce was severely impaired by his cocaine abuse.
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03 May Say No to Caps on “Minor Injuries”

The BC NDP Government is currently rushing through legislation that places caps on "minor injuries" as defined by ICBC and NOT by doctors. This legislation is being hurried through the legislature without open and transparent consultations with the most vulnerable...

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30 Apr Plaintiff With Past Cocaine Addiction Sustains Injuries

The trial of Kirilenko v. Bowie, 2017 BCSC 2048, concerned the assessment of damages for injuries sustained by the Plaintiff, who was a cocaine addict at the time of the accident. The vehicle he was a passenger in made a left turn in front of an oncoming truck, leading to a collision. The Plaintiff sustained severe injuries in the collision, including internal injuries, nerve damage to his left leg and a brain injury.
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19 Jan Acheson Law Sponsors Sid Williams Theatre

Acheson Law Sponsors Sid Williams Theatre Acheson Sweeney Foley Sahota is proud to be a 2017-2018 presenting sponsor of the Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay.  This performing arts facility has hosted quality entertainment in the Comox Valley for over 25 years. ...

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