Personal injury claims and pre-existing psychological disorders.

How do the courts deal with pre-existing psychological disorders? The goal of the court process is to provide financial compensation to injured parties to compensate them for actual losses. Thus, the courts must take into account a plaintiff’s pre-existing psychological state. In this recent supreme court of British Columbia case, the courts were left with […]

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You can be held liable for a cyclist’s injuries, even if you don’t actually hit them.

In British Columbia new designated bicycle lanes appear every day. These lanes are designed to provide bicyclist with an exclusive place on the road, free from motor vehicles. As these lanes are relatively new, injuries caused by motor vehicles entering bicycle lanes and colliding with bicycles are unfortunately relatively common. For example, this happens often […]

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