Accommodations in the Workplace

Under the legislation in B.C., the definition of “serious impairment” should be known by everyone who works in personal injury law.  Here is the definition as noted in the Insurance (Vehicle) Act [R.S.B.C. 1996] Chapter 231, Part 7 – Minor Injuries: “serious impairment”, in relation to a claimant, means a physical or mental impairment that […]

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Jury Notice – Seeking an Extension

Today’s article will focus on a recent application referenced as Chapman-Fluker v. Gustavson, 2019 BCSC 1022 in which the Defendant seeks an Order for an extension of time in filing a Notice Requiring Trial by Jury.  It was discovered quite late during the litigation process that a jury notice was inadvertently not filed.  We will […]

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Loss of future earning capacity

We will review a recent case referenced as Khademolhosseini v. Ji, 2019 BCSC 854 in which the total amount awarded to the Plaintiff was $485,918.80.  Of this amount, $350,000 was awarded under the category of loss of future earning capacity and this article will therefore focus on this topic specifically. Facts on presentation: Plaintiff seeks […]

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