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Find a Personal Injury Lawyer in British Columbia- Specialization and Preferred Areas of Practice

The Hot new top issues for injury lawyers in British Columbia, usually involving ICBC and car accidents, are not always what injury claimants are interested in hearing about. Finding the right personal injury lawyer to help you with your ICBC claim or other injury claim on the other hand is a critical and important  issue to most…

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Head Injury ICBC Settlements Involving Limb Injury and Malpractice Allegations

Being a personal injury lawyer in Vancouver British Columbia settling injury claims since 1995 I have dealt with cases in which the injury claimant has suffered a brain and spinal cord injury in a car accident and ICBC claims that the ongoing disability is due to the negligence of the surgeon and not the at…

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Personal Injury Lawyer Excused Before Malpractice Claim Dismissed

The Judge found that chiropractors memories of the treatments that they provided over 13 years ago have faded and they have been prejudiced by the claimant’s delay in diligently pursuing her litigation. The Judge therefore ordered that the lawsuit be dismissed for want of prosecution with court costs awarded to the chiropractors.

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Injury Claimant did not Hire a Lawyer and has His Claim Dismissed on a Technicality

Ahmed v. Carrere, 2010 BCCA 409 Hiring  an affordable and competent injury lawyer is critical to the outcome of your case. The following case may never have gone to court had this injury claimant hired an injury lawyer and received proper legal advice.  The injury claimant appealed the order striking his lawsuit  but failed to file a proper…

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Help With My Personal Injury Claim for Pain and Suffering in British Columbia

November 29, 2012- ICBC car accident injury cases should always provide money for pain and suffering if the jury finds that the injury claimant cannot work.  Injury claimants without an injury lawyer may be unaware that they have a money claim for pain and suffering.

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Injury Claim Against Chiropractor Dismissed Despite Judge Finding No Informed Consent

  Kern v. Forest,  2010 BCSC 938 July 28, 2011-   The Claimant  saw her family doctor complaining of left shoulder pain. Her family doctor referred her for chiropractic treatment and she was treated by two chiropractors.  After the treatments, the Claimant was diagnosed with spinal cord compression, caused by a herniated cervical disc.  A neurosurgeon performed a discectomy and removed the…

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