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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

I was forced to use up vacation / sick days in order to take time off from work to recover from my injuries. Will I be compensated for the benefits I was forced to use up? All too often individuals

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I am a university student without set career plans when I am injured, how will the court assess my income loss? What if I have no work history because I spent my summers volunteering at church? In my previous

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I am barely holding on despite working reduced hours, will I get compensated for the chance that I’ll be unable to continue holding on in the future? Last week’s summary looked at this same case (Beaton v Perkes 2016 BCSC 2276),

  • Published by Jillian Dean,

If I think I would have started to earn income from my athletic pursuits if I hadn’t been hurt, will I be compensated for that loss? In the recent judgment of the British Columbia Supreme Court (indexed at Cirillo v

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If you missed work initially after injury, does that prove you’ll miss work in the future? What if your recollection about ongoing missed work is unreliable and your worries about your current role are unsubstantiated? In this week’s case of

  • Published by Sara-Jane Bennett,

Before my crash I was able to take on many types of employment as jobs became available to me. I was able to work between semesters at school without restriction. Since my crash I am limited to less physical jobs

  • Published by Sara-Jane Bennett,

On top of the initial period of time off work following my crash, I have had to take sick days here and there to recover from my injuries. I haven’t been keeping track of my crash related sick days. Is

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

How does a court assess the value of future missed work?  If I continue to miss one day of work per week due to my injuries, how will that be quantified? In this week’s Supreme Court decision (Woelders v. Gaudette,

  • Published by Sara-Jane Bennett,

If a loss of capacity is supposed to be an assessment, not a calculation, is there a need for economic evidence? In Dunbar v. Mendez, (2016 BCCA 211), the trial judge assessed the plaintiff’s loss of capacity to earn income