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burden of proof

  • 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 Jill Bishop,

If I am injured in a crash, will my failure to wear a seatbelt impact my ability to recover compensation for my injuries? What if the defence cannot prove that a seatbelt would have made any difference to my injuries? In

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

I feel that I need a great deal of future care to maintain my function. Will the court make the defendant pay for this for the rest of my life?  What factors will be considered? The case of  Jamal v. Kemery-Higgins (2017

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I slip and fall in a store, will the store be liable? What if I conclude that the floor was wet and caused my fall, but there are other explanations for why I fell? On January 23, 2017, the

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I am hurt due to abrupt braking while I am riding on a bus, should negligence be assumed of the bus driver merely because I am injured while on public transportation? Shouldn’t it be like other cases where I