28 November, 2019

Road Rage Incident Costs Defendant

In Henderson v. McGregor, 2019 BCSC 1964, the Plaintiff sought damages for injuries he sustained as a result of a road rage incident. He claimed that the Defendant hit him in the face suddenly, without warning and without provocation.  The Defendant...

13 November, 2019

BC Supreme Court Justice Puts British Columbians First

In the spring, the B.C. Attorney General changed the rules of court to limit the number of experts British Columbians would be allowed to have testify on their behalf at trial. Why should you care?  Because people who suffer injuries...

28 October, 2019

The Consequences of Missing the Two Year Limitation Date

In Landels v. Interior Health Authority, 2005 BCSC 1182, the Plaintiff slipped and fell on the floor of one of the Health Authority's hospitals.  She sued the Health Authority for damages for injuries suffered in that fall. The question before the...

21 October, 2019

Assault During Domestic Dispute Leads To An Award For Damages

In the case of Newell v. Levesque, 2019 BCSC 998, the Defendant choked and hit the Plaintiff during a domestic dispute. The Plaintiff suffered bruising to his head and face, pain and stiffness, injury to his cervical spine, headaches, facial lacerations,...

07 October, 2019

Plaintiff Develops Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

In Redmile v. Beaulieu, 2019 BCSC 1571, the Plaintiff sustained injuries to his back and neck when he was t-boned by the Defendant. Tragically, the Defendant died at the scene and the Plaintiff witnessed this, which was extremely traumatic for...