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Judgment Summaries

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

Will the judge accept my decision to retire early because of injuries? What if it was a reasonable decision, but not strictly a necessary one? In the September 2018 decision of Riley v. Ritsco (2018 BCCA 366), the Court considered

  • Published by Jill Bishop,

Will the court vary a will if two children are disinherited? What if the reason for disinheritance as stated in the will is factually incorrect? Who will the court believe if all the stories are different? In the 2016 wills

  • 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 Jillian Dean,

So, maybe I objectively continued to do well after my car crash, but I didn’t achieve the heights I thought I would – does ICBC have to compensate me for that loss? In this week’s case, an RN (Ms. Ferguson)

  • 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