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  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If there are barriers to getting the recommended treatment for my injuries, will I be penalized? What if there is no evidence that the treatment would have improved my condition? In a decision released this week (Downey v. O’Connor 2017 BCSC

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

In assessing the income loss of a business owner, will “written off” personal expenses be considered? Taxable income alone won’t usually tell the full story of the financial benefit of the business. In a BC Supreme Court decision released this

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

I was very active before my crash, and I loved being outside.  Things are really different for me now – how will the court assess my loss? In the recent personal injury case Lock v Floreani (2017 BCSC 1313), the

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I am compelled to attend a medical assessment for ICBC, can ICBC conduct surveillance of me as I travel to the assessment? A useful decision was published this week by the British Columbia Supreme Court in the case of Moquin

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

Will I be awarded for future income loss if I am doing okay right now?  My pain isn’t terrible, but will likely ebb and flow as I age – how will the court view my future losses? In a personal

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

How can inconsistent evidence impact a court’s decision? In the recent personal injury case of Traux v. Hryb (2017 BCSC 1052), the plaintiff was travelling on the highway in his tractor on a night with heavy rain and was approaching

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

I was disabled prior to my car crash, but things are much worse now.  Will the court take my pre-existing problems into account when assessing damages? In reasons released this week, Justice Hinkson discussed the case of a woman who

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

I run a business and am able to write off many quasi-personal expenses for tax purposes. I also write off work done by my kids as contractor expenses even though I didn’t actually pay them. Clearly my earning capacity is

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Is it necessary for a psychiatric expert to medically diagnose a psychiatric illness in order for me to receive compensation for the psychological impacts a motor vehicle crash has had on me? Today’s case is a Supreme Court of Canada