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January 9, 2019

Calculating loss of future earning capacity is often a complex task for BC courts. The B.C Court of Appeal recently sought to provide some guidance on the issue in Layes decision, when faced with calculating loss of future earning capacity that is difficult to predict.

Brief Facts

The plaintiff suffer...

November 22, 2018

A Case Planning Conference can be a great tool to use to set down deadlines in the litigation process in complex cases involving numerous parties, if matters are contentious or where a self-represented litigant is involved. Part 5 of the British Columbia Supreme Court Civil Rulessets out the steps a...

November 20, 2018

1. Is it illegal to passively hold your phone while driving?

2. That was the question before the BC Provincial Court in three recent cases where drivers disputed traffic tickets for using their phones while driving. The cases each involved drivers passively holding their phones while driving without...

May 22, 2018

Facts:

This is a case in which the plaintiff brought an action for wrongful dismissal damages.  The 22 year old plaintiff accepted a job with the defendant company as a senior software engineer while he was employed elsewhere.  The plaintiff received and executed a formal employment contract with the...

May 15, 2018

In recent news (and in relation to a post from March 2016), Stephanie Katelnikoff, a female conductor from Calgary, was fired from her job with Canadian Pacific Railway (“CP Rail”) after she posted “racy” photographs of herself via personal social media sites, including Facebook and Instagram. By wa...

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