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Recoverable disbursements: Can the plaintiff recover...

In the recent case of Wynia v. Soviskov, 2017 BCSC 195 the BC Supreme Court addressed the recoverability of...

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Dean P.J. Lawton, has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel...

We are pleased to announce that Dean P.J. Lawton, has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.). The honour of...

Action Survives Despite Inordinate and Inexcusable Delay

The British Columbia Supreme Court in 0768184 B.C. Ltd. v. Dass, 2016 BCSC 2293 confirmed how difficult it can...

Carfra Lawton at the Seafirst Golf Tournament

Team Carfra Lawton at the Seafirst Golf Tournament

Team Carfra Lawton at the Seafirst golf tournament at Cordova Bay Ridge on September 11, 2016. The theme of...

Plaintiff receives 100% of loss to family business due to...

Salame v. Sutherland 2016 BCSC 1610 provides new guidance on the proper calculation of past loss of capacity to...

Occupiers get credit for good-faith safety measures

An occupier of a premises must ensure that the premises are reasonably safe, not perfectly so. In Biason v....

Depths of duty-of-care liability

Since 1985, Victoria-based Carfra Lawton law firm has offered insurance defence throughout B.C. and the Yukon, with cases ranging...

Doctor knows best – a new high water mark for...

In the recent case of Mullens v. Toor 2016 BCSC 1645 the court reduced the plaintiff’s damages by 50%...

Practicing around B.C. – Vernon in the Summer

Giles Deshon recently had the pleasure of traveling to Vernon, B.C. for an examination for discovery. Here is a snap...

Victoria BC Insurance Defence Lawyers

Carfra Lawton lawyers voted among The Best Lawyers in...

Dean Lawton and Kelly A. McCullagh have been voted by their peers as among The Best Lawyers in Canada...

Unless You Are Incapacitated, You Better Tell Your Local...

The court summarily dismissed a claim for injury arising from a fall on a City sidewalk, because the plaintiff...