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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...

December 5, 2017

If a party to a proceeding has been served with a notice requiring a trial by jury, that party may apply to have the jury struck within 7 days after service of the notice.  Rule 12-6(5)(a) of the Supreme Court Civil Rules provides the grounds on which a party may apply for an order that the trial be...

May 16, 2017

In August 2011, the 21 year old plaintiff was involved in a serious motor vehicle accident.  The accident killed three others including her boyfriend.  As a result of her extensive injuries, the plaintiff was in a medically induced coma for about four weeks and underwent ten surgeries in the first m...

January 17, 2017

Facts and Position of Parties

In this personal injury action, the defendant applied for an order that the plaintiff attend a continuation of her examination for discovery by the defendant prior to the upcoming trial of the matter.  The first examination of the plaintiff was limited two hours, as it w...

September 8, 2015

Les Mackoff is a regular contributor to CLE courses.  Most recently, Les presented at British Columbia Continuing Legal Education Society’s 2015 Personal Injury Update.  Les was asked to discuss the distinction between participant experts and consulting experts which was addressed by the Ontario Cou...

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