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Personal Injury Lawyer Not Permitted to Guide Jury on the Value of the Claim for Pain and Suffering

 This is a good opportunity to review some basics on how your ICBC personal injury claim may be presented in front of a jury.  In British Columbia any party to a lawsuit involving personal injuries can ask the court for a jury.  A jury can be refused if the court thinks that the case is…

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We Won the Personal Injury Case Right? The Court Significantly Reduces Jury Award

July 4, 2011- In this maximum injury claim for pain and suffering (Bransford v. Yilmazcan, 2010 BCCA 271)despite The Jury awarding a claimant $385,000.00 for pain and suffering and the Trial Judge reducing the amount to $327,350.00, the Court of Appeal intervened to reduce the award even further, to $225,000.00. It seems unfair that a…

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