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Achieving Justice Legal Blog

retro typewriter with white paper page. vintage stylePaul became a weekly newspaper columnist in January of 2007, when his first column entitled “It’s not about screwing the Insurance Company” was published.

Pedestrian Obligations

A crosswalk is a crosswalk is a crosswalk A pedestrian has the “right of way” at every street corner, not just those marked as crosswalks.  I shared that shocking rule of the road in my last column.  I say “shocking” because this is a very under-recognized rule of the road. Even I,...

ICBC Injury Judgment Summaries

gavelPaul has recently begun publishing ICBC Personal Injury Court Judgment Awards on his Achieving Justice legal blog.

Mitigation

In the recent Court of Appeal decision of Thomasson v. Moeller (2016 BCCA 14), the defendant appealed the judgement for a variety of reasons, one of which was the  respondent’s duty to mitigate her damages by undertaking cognitive behavioural therapy (“CBTˮ). On January 9, 2011, Ms. Thomasson was injured as a...