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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...

Time fees charged by professionals called as fact...

In Luis v. Marchiori, 2018 BCCA 317, the Court of Appeal affirmed a Registrar’s decision that fees charged by...

No Adverse Inference Drawn Against Defendants For Not...

In Slater v. Gorden, the defendants admitted liability for the motor vehicle accident and admitted that the plaintiff suffered...

Expert Forensic Engineer Report Inadmissible if Based on...

In Young v. Insurance Corp. of British Columbia the plaintiff brought an action as a result of a car...

Expert Evidence Not Required to Prove a Mental Injury

In the recent case of Saadati v Moorhead 2017 SCC 28 the Supreme Court of Canada established what is...

A Plaintiff is Required to Sign Any Reasonable Form of...

The recent decision of Madam Justice Harris in Wee v Fowler 2017 BCSC 545 contains a succinct analysis of...

New Facts at Trial May Make Your Expert Report Useless

Nelson v. British Columbia (Provincial Health Services Authority) 2017 BCCA 46 serves as a good reminder to ensure that...

New Trial Ordered to Determine whether Police owed Duty of...

Bergen v. Guliker 2015 BCCA 283 involved a head on collision that killed two people following a police chase...

Consult reports inadmissible as expert evidence

The admissibility into evidence of the written reports of experts is an exception to the usual rule that witnesses...

Clinical Records Given More Weight Than A Medical-Legal...

In Hatchard v Sulzle 2014 BCSC 2135 the BC supreme court compared a family doctor’s clinical records to his...