16 February, 2016

Complex Liability Cases

Acheson Sweeney Foley Sahota has a lengthy track record of success in cases involving complex questions of liability or fault, including cases requiring extensive expert evidence for engineering issues, medical care standards, or accident reconstruction. For instance, in Meghji v. Lee,...

16 February, 2016

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Our firm has also found considerable success in medical malpractice actions against physicians and other professionals. This includes significant trial judgments and multi-million dollar settlements. Due to confidentiality agreements, we cannot discuss the specifics of those cases. Be aware that...

16 February, 2016

Class Action Lawsuits

Our firm’s involvement with class actions dates as far back as 1995, when the government consulted experts from our firm to assist with the drafting of the Class Proceedings Act, which governs class action law suits in the province of...

16 February, 2016

Serious Motor Vehicle Accidents

Our most extensive expertise lies in dealing with claims involving serious motor vehicle accidents, those resulting in serious physical injuries, trauma to the brain, psychological or psychiatric damage, long-term or permanent disabled status, or any combination of the foregoing.We have...

16 February, 2016

Case Involving Children or Infants

Some of our firm’s most significant successes relate to verdicts or settlements for injuries suffered by children and infants. We have represented children and infants in nearly every type of accident or personal injury claim, including motor vehicle collisions, medical...

05 February, 2016

Cyclist Knocked Over and Injured by Dog

In the case of Gallant v. Slootweg, 2014 BCSC 1579, the sixty-one year old Plaintiff was riding his bicycle in front of the Defendants’ yard when the Defendants’ Doberman ran from their property, unimpeded by the electronic fence that was intended...

02 February, 2016

Court of Appeal Success for Acheson Sweeney Foley Sahota

Sean Sweeney, a partner at our firm, represented a licenced practical nurse that had been in a motor vehicle accident.  At trial, Mr. Sweeney was successful and the Plaintiff was awarded a very favourable amount in damages. (Thomasson v. Moeller,...

26 January, 2016

Compensation for Chronic Pain Caused by Bus Accident

In Dhaliwal v. Greyhound Canada Transportation Corp., 2015 BCSC 2147, the Plaintiff was injured when the Greyhound bus he was on was involved in an accident.  The Defendants admitted fault for the accident and the Court assessed damages.The Plaintiff was a...