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Security Guard pushed into Trench was doing his Job

The plaintiff was injured when he was pushed into a trench next to a construction site where he was...

“Highway” to be interpreted narrowly in hit-and-run...

A plaintiff sued ICBC under the hit and run legislation after he was struck by an unidentified vehicle and...

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Carfra Lawton LLP is an established and busy insurance defence boutique law firm offering proactive and effective legal services....

No claim if you can’t prove why you fell

If you don’t know why you fell, then you likely won’t be able to hold anyone else responsible for...

Costs Consequences for Failing to Consider Weaknesses of...

In Wiebe v. Wiebe, 2018 BCSC 1062 the plaintiff sued for personal injuries from a car accident. At trial,...

Wide Discretion Exercisable by Council in Issuance of...

In 1139652 B.C. Ltd. v. Whistler (Resort Municipality), 2018 BCSC 1806, the petitioners had sought a permit to vary...

Defendants need not pay more than what is reasonable for...

The plaintiff in Senner v. GE Canada Leasing Services Company, 2018 BCSC 1256, sought an assessment of his costs...

Levelling the Playing Fields Roundtable

Due to his legal work and persons he has met, Aron Bookman has become a board member of the...

Coverage forfeited after Cellphone Records Contradict...

The plaintiff in Winterbottom v. ICBC, 2018 BCSC 1638, sought insurance coverage for his truck, which he claimed had...

Surveillance video raises credibility issues, leads to...

In Brar v. Ismail, 2018 BCSC 1573, a jury dismissed the plaintiff’s claim for injuries she alleged after a...

Seafirst Golf Tournament 2018

Doug, Cheryl, Ingrid and Kismet at the 14th annual Seafirst Golf Tournament on September 9, 2018. The cowboy hats...

Supreme Court Costs Set By Reasonable Expectation of...

In Greenlees v. Starline Windows Ltd., 2018 BCSC 1457, the British Columbia Supreme Court set the plaintiff’s costs by...