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loss of capacity

  • 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,

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 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 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

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I am injured, and my ability to drive for work is reduced – how will the court assess this loss? In  the decision of Ahmad v. Pandher (2017 BCSC 1732) released last week by the BC Supreme Court, the plaintiff (Mr.

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

How will the court assess my loss of earning capacity if my injuries prevent me from pursuing my career dreams, but my dream career has yet to begin? In yesterday’s decision of Bains v. Gret’s Projects Inc. (2017 BCSC 1530), the plaintiff

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

If I have a dismal work history, pre-existing psychological issues and alcoholism, can I still prove that my injuries will cause me a future loss of earning capacity?  What factors will the court consider? In a decision released yesterday, (Miller

  • 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 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