http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/sc/17/12/2017BCSC1217.htm This recent Supreme Court of British Columbia case dealt with a motorcyclist who was force to take evasive action while entering an intersection. The motorcyclist had the right of way, and another vehicle entered the intersection after stopping at a stop sign to the right of the motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was able to avoid […]Read More Evasive Actions: personal injury claims without actual collisions.
The modern definition of whiplash, as it is used by various legal and medical bodies in British Columbia, traces its origins back to a study commissioned by the Quebec Automobile Insurance Society in 1989. The “Quebec Task Force” (“QTF”), which was the body commissioned with completing this report, provided an in depth report on whiplash, which […]Read More What is Whiplash?
http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/sc/17/11/2017BCSC1103.htm The issue of wage losses is complicated and becomes more complicated when dealing with self-employed individuals with variable incomes. In this case, a 42 year old woman suffered right ankle and whiplash like injuries to her neck/upper back after her car was struck by another vehicle that was exiting a driveway. This plaintiff was […]Read More Injured party awarded $80,000 for a partial disability affecting her ability to work in the family restaurant.