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Dr. Holness Brain Surgeon Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Renn O. Holness, has received the Canadian Neurosurgical Society’s (CNSS) Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding career and significant contribution to Neurosurgery. Dr. Holness attained the Gold Medal in the 1968 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, obtaining  Honours in Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Holness has saved numerous car accident victims from the catastrophic results of…

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$1.125 Million Dollar Injury Award Upheld Despite Prior Head Injury

      September  8, 2010- In this unchallenged brain injury claim  The 22 year old ICBC injury claimant  suffered a brain injury 8 months before the car accident  in which he claimed to have been injured. The first accident was clearly more severe than the second. But the trial judge accepted the evidence that the brain damage…

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Injured Cyclists with no Helmet- Does Wearing a Helmet Really Make a Difference?

Another cyclist was hit by a car  at 8th and Quebec in Vancouver and the  26 year old male was not wearing a helmet and was rushed to hospital with serious injuries. As all cyclist should know it is an offence to operate bicycle without a helmet in British Columbia, even in a bicycle lane.…

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No Reduction in Brain Injury Award Despite Previous Serious Car Accident Causing Brain Injury

Hosseini-Nejad v. Roy, 2000 BCCA 397 July 26, 2011- This car accident brain injury case has been judicially considered at least four times and is still good law as of the date of this article. In this case ICBC hired lawyers to defend the brain injury claim as the at fault driver did not appear at…

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