Carfra Lawton LLP | Victoria BC

McQuarrie Bros. Motors Ltd. v. Fusilli Grill Ltd., 2018...

Earlier this month Aron Bookman and Amy Coad of Carfra Lawton successfully defended an action brought against the City...

No Specialised Duty of Care to a Tenant in Enforcing...

Aron Bookman and Caroline Alexander of Carfra Lawton LLP recently obtained a dismissal of the action commenced by a...

An Occupier’s Duty of Care cannot be Traced back to...

Aron Bookman and Trevor Morley of Carfra Lawton LLP successfully defended the previous owner of a house against an...

Decision reinforces the substantive right to have a trial...

In May 2016 Kelly McCullagh of Carfra Lawton LLP successfully opposed the plaintiff’s application to strike a jury notice,...

Umpire’s decision upheld on petition for Judicial...

In Vandale v Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company 2015 BCSC 766 the petitioners had a contract of insurance with Wawanesa...

Plaintiff’s Denied Disbursements Successfully...

Kelly McCullagh of Carfra Lawton LLP successfully defended an appeal in the Supreme Court of British Columbia of a...

Supreme Court of B.C. Reaffirms Principle of...

Salsman v. Planes 2014 BCSC 45 The defendant challenged numerous of the plaintiff’s claimed disbursements following settlement of a motor...

Placement Agency Liable for Acts of Employee

Galapia v NHA Giles Deshon successfully established the vicarious liability of a placement agency for the acts of the employee...

No Evidence of Hazard Results in Dismissal of Claim

Fulber v. Brown’s Social House Ltd., 2013 BCSC 1760 Kelly McCullagh In this case the plaintiff advanced a claim for...

Slip & Fall Claim Dismissed With Summary Trial...

Kelly McCullagh In  Fulber v. Browns Social House Ltd., 2013 BCSC 1760, the plaintiff advanced a claim for not...

Court’s ‘cut and paste’ reasons prompt...

Carfra Lawton LLP’s Aron Bookman and Chris McDougall were  involved in an appeal at the Alberta Court of Appeal,...

Successful BCCA decision finding that a mental stress...

Downs Construction Ltd. v. Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal, 2012 BCCA 392 Leslie Slater Leslie Slater of Carfra Lawton LLP, acting...

A picture is worth a thousand words

Court orders production of Facebook and vacation photographs and associated data. Giles Deshon successfully obtained an order for production of...

Court Rules Brain Injury Not Caused by MVA

Drodge v. Kozak, 2011 BCSC 1316 Kelly McCullagh As a result of a motor vehicle accident, the plaintiff claimed damages...

BC Court of Appeal Upholds Order That Insurer Must Defend...

Saanich (District) v. Aviva, 2011 BCCA 391 BC’s highest court has upheld a lower court order that an insurer must...

Court of Appeal confirms there is only one occupier’s...

Charlie v. Canada Safeway Limited, 2011 BCCA 202 Neil Carfra acted for Safeway before the BC Court of Appeal BC’s...

Successful Motion Results in Production of Financial...

Hawboldt v Ovens Giles Deshon successful in application seeking the financial statements of a corporate entity associated with a plaintiff...

Certificate of Incapability Challenged

Hanlon v. Nanaimo (District), 2009 BCCA 502 Aron Bookman Aron Bookman represented the Vancouver Island Health Authority in a complicated...

Limitations Act Leads to Supreme Court Dismissal

Shah v. Stainless Cleaning Inc., 2008 BCCA 114 Aron Bookman Aron Bookman succeeded at the Supreme Court with a summary...

Supreme Court Finds for Plaintiffs in Public Contracts...

Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. Ministry of Transportation, 2007 BCCA 592  Aron Bookman Aron Bookman assisted Tom MacLachlan, Q.C. with...

Jury Awards $20,000 in $800,000 Claim

Wang v Garisto Giles Deshon was lead counsel on a personal injury jury trial where the plaintiff sought $500,000 for...

Significant Court Ruling in Self-Represented MVA Claim

Frayne v. Alleman et al, 2006 BCSC 1988 Kelly McCullagh The plaintiff claimed brain injury, other physical injuries and psychological...

Court Orders Medical Examination

Zysko v Harling Giles Deshon successfully sought a Court Order requiring the plaintiff claiming fibromyalgia to attend an examination by...

Slip & Fall Claim Dismissed at Summary Trial

Walsh v. North Island College, 2004 BCSC 1760 Aron Bookman Aron Bookman achieved dismissal of a slip and fall claim...

Costs and Disbursements Reduced

Muller v. Workman, 2004 BCSC 90 Aron Bookman Aron Bookman successfully represented defendant in reducing the costs and disbursements claimed...