Personal injury

BC Supreme Court dismisses $100,000 claim for damages from woman bitten by friend's dog

BC Supreme Court dismisses $100,000 claim for damages from woman bitten by friend's dog

Dog had displayed no propensity to harm people; risk of bite was reasonably foreseeable

Cyclist driving on sidewalk against traffic contributed to collision: B.C. Court of Appeal

Cyclist driving on sidewalk against traffic contributed to collision: B.C. Court of Appeal

Cyclist wrongly assumed van driver pulling out saw him and would yield

Emergency call's timing unimportant to personal injury finding: Ontario Court of Appeal

Emergency call's timing unimportant to personal injury finding: Ontario Court of Appeal

Property owner suggested injury happened elsewhere, but injury was severe

Election for WSIB benefits under GECA doesn't extinguish plaintiff's civil cause of action

Election for WSIB benefits under GECA doesn't extinguish plaintiff's civil cause of action

Decision led to 'very favourable settlement' for his client, says McLeish Orlando's Nick Todorovic

Gratuitous payment by employer to employee's family not deductible in personal injury case

Gratuitous payment by employer to employee's family not deductible in personal injury case

Payment was gift and exempt from deduction

Lawyer bears some responsibility for slip-and-fall injury in courthouse: Ontario court

Lawyer bears some responsibility for slip-and-fall injury in courthouse: Ontario court

Shoe soles were partially worn, so judge assessed contributory negligence