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  • Published by Jill Bishop,

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

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I am injured in high school, how will a judge determine my future income loss? What if I was an excellent student, with plans for medicine or nursing? In this week’s case of Bhatti v. Ethier (2018 BCSC 1779), the plaintiff

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If my  injuries coincide with the downturn in the real estate market, can I successfully prove my realtor commission losses are related to injuries? In the case of Javier v. Hooper (2014 BCSC 1253), the plaintiff was a realtor injured

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

Will a realtor be able to prove commission losses for hypothetical sales?  What about loss of future earning capacity where she is plagued by ongoing symptoms? In the case of Willett v. Rose (2017 BCSC 627), the plaintiff was a

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

In this week’s case, the court considered what to award a young lawyer for her loss of capacity after she was injured in two motor vehicle collisions (Harry v Power at al 2017 BCSC 2618).  The plaintiff, Ms. Harry,  had

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If my career plans are waylaid by my injuries, how will a judge assess my future income loss? What if there is uncertainty about whether I would have achieved my planned designation? In a decision published earlier this week (Flores

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

I just can’t do it anymore – I’m exhausted, in pain, and frustrated by my inability to be the worker I used to be.  Can I retire? Not uncommonly, people who are injured in car crashes find themselves some combination

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I am promoted post-injury, but I cannot keep up and am seeking a demotion – is there a recoverable loss?  What if the demotion hasn’t happened yet, and might not result in a reduction of my pay? In a