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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.

Driving penalties to go up, but at what ultimate cost?

Distracted driving penalties are increasing. Again. And immediate roadside driving prohibitions (like those for impaired driving) might be coming. Goodness. Much ado about distracted driving! Would it be fair for distracted driving penalties to be as swift and severe as those for impaired driving? Consider which behaviour is more deserving of swift and severe consequences. Which...

ICBC Injury Judgment Summaries

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

The Overall Fairness of Future Care

Do awards for future care have to be fair to both parties?  What exactly does that mean? The plaintiff in today's case was very seriously injured in a crash that killed the other three occupants of the car in which she was a passenger (Warick v Diwell 2018 BCSC 53).  She...