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Future Care

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

What will the court award me for my future care expenses?  What if my physiatrist recommends I get some expensive home exercise equipment, or a new desk chair? In this week’s case, Justice Riley reviewed the legal test for future

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I am injured, and I find yoga helpful for my symptoms, should ICBC have to pay for a lifetime membership?  What if my doctor cannot say that it is necessary to promote my health, and the court does not

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

I can carry my paddleboard, but I can’t do my housework – what will the court make of that? In personal injury practice, we often encounter injured people whose injuries restrict them in some ways, but not others.  We encounter

  • Published by Sara-Jane Bennett,

I have been awarded damages to help pay the cost of my future care. Now the defendant in my case is seeking to have my award reduced because my own ICBC insurance MIGHT pay for those costs. Given how hard

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

If ICBC advances me some money to pay for my treatments or medication, will that money be deducted off of my eventual settlement? In the recent British Columbia Supreme Court Case Norris v Burgess (2016 BCSC 1452), Justice Funt discussed