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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.

Apologies Matter

Consider apologizing if you are the cause of a life altering injury. Though you won’t know about the life altering injury if you don’t bother to inquire. My personal injury practice is restricted to those unlikely ever to fully recover. And I’ve been at this for a long time. I don’t recall...

ICBC Injury Judgment Summaries

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

Appellate Court varies trial award for early retirement

Will the judge accept my decision to retire early because of injuries? What if it was a reasonable decision, but not strictly a necessary one? In the September 2018 decision of Riley v. Ritsco (2018 BCCA 366), the Court considered whether the trial judge erred in dismissing the plaintiff's claim that...