http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/sc/16/11/2016BCSC1162.htm After suffering injuries in a motor vehicle accident, over 5 years ago, a plaintiff was awarded $177,177.63 in damages. An orthopaedic expert she hired diagnosed her with a “whiplash associated disorder” and stated that although she was likely to see improvement in her condition, her injuries may never fully resolve. This case was complicated by […]Read More Injured party awarded $177,177.63 for “whiplash associated disorder”.
As per this recent example, awards for whiplash injuries can be very high: http://www.canlii.org/en/bc/bcsc/doc/2016/2016bcsc1122/2016bcsc1122.pdf The plaintiff in this action was awarded over $500,000. She retained a very knowledgeable expert in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Heather Finlayson. Dr. Finlayson, in her medical report, stated that whiplash injuries involve “rapid movements of the head and neck forwards […]Read More Whiplash: what kind of compensation are you entitled to?
Richmond RCMP recently pulled over a couple engaged in a sexual act while driving. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/police-stop-car-sex-1.3622677 Richmond RCMP provided the following Tweet about the situation: One of our officers stopped a 🚗 w/ a couple engaged in coitus while driving. License & registration took longer than expected to produce… — Richmond RCMP (@RichmondRCMP) June 8, 2016 In reply to […]Read More RCMP pull over couple engaged in sexual act while driving. License & registration take longer than expected to produce.