Analyzing Aneurysms & Stroke

Aneurysm, subarachnoid hemorrhage, vasospasm and stroke – a closer look. We have seen several cases in the Courts across Canada dealing with medical malpractice claims analyzing the issue of standard of care and causation relating to aneurysms and resulting stroke. Today we will share a few facts about this type of brain bleed.  Typically symptoms […]

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Evidence – Collateral Witnesses

In reading multiple personal injury cases, we note the focus must be on the change or impact that an injury has on a claimant when presenting a case. This article will identify the importance of collateral witnesses and offer some guidance in preparing witnesses for trial, and specifically the type of evidence that may be […]

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Intervening Event Principle

In a recent decision, the Court analyzes an intervening event and outlines the test. The decision is referenced as Bernatchez v. Chisholm, 2022 BCSC 105 and pertains to an MVA case which caused the Plaintiff injury, resulting in a significant wage loss claim. Defence argued that there was a break in the chain of causation, […]

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