18 March, 2019

Plaintiff Involved In Multiple Accidents Not Credible

In Saidy v. Louzado, 2019 BCSC 281, the Plaintiff was a self-employed taxi driver. Between October 2010 and June 2017, he was involved in five separate motor vehicle accidents. He was also involved in two motor vehicle accidents in 2006 that...

14 March, 2019

Drywaller Suffers Neck And Back Injuries

In the case of Elzinga v. Sharpe, 2019 BCSC 314, the Plaintiff was rear-ended by a vehicle travelling at approximately 100 kilometers per hour. The Defendant admitted liability for the accident.Prior to the accident, the Plaintiff was in excellent health and...

06 March, 2019

Plaintiff With Pre-Existing Mental Health Issues

In Carrillo v. Deschutter, 2018 BCSC 2134, the vehicle driven by the Plaintiff was rear-ended while stopped at a red light. Liability for the accident was admitted. Although there was no dispute that the Plaintiff sustained soft tissue injuries in the...

11 February, 2019

Police Car Collides With Van

In the case of  Gorman v. Meghji, 2018 BCSC 1904,  RCMP officer Gorman responded to an emergency call on his radio, and drove with his lights and sirens activated.  He proceeded west on the Fraser Highway and accelerated his vehicle quickly,...

04 February, 2019

Alleged Sexual Assault Not Relevant to Adjournment Application

The personal injury case of Singh v. Chad, 2018 BCSC 1860, involved an adjournment application by the Defendants, with an unusual twist. The primary reason the Defendants sought an adjournment was that they found out a few months before trial that...

31 January, 2019

Witnesses Allowed To Testify Via Video Conferencing

In the personal injury case of Singh v. Chad, 2018 BCSC 1860, the Plaintiff applied to the Court to allow two witnesses to testify at trial via video conferencing. The Defendants opposed the application.The Plaintiff argued that the witnesses should be...

17 December, 2018

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...