Jaffa Ann Winick was rear-ended three separate times in her early 20s. She had started out as a teacher, and loved to swim and ski.
As a result of the accidents, she developed chronic pain, injury to her wrist, stress and low mood, and thoracic outlet syndrome.
She struggled through her practicum and doubted it would ever be possible to work full-time.
At the end of the proceedings, Winick was awarded in excess of $500,000.
A new claims process has been launched to compensate individuals who attended Residential Schools as day scholars.
Krista Simon has been appointed to join the Supreme Court Civil and Family Rules Committee to offer advice on new projects and rules that may impact British Columbians’ access to justice.
Victims across the BC province were notified that a nurse that was involved in their perioperative care at BC Women’s Hospital’s gynecological surgical center and did not have a valid nursing license.
A news report from Prince Edward Island says that province could become the first place in Canada where non-disclosure agreements could become limited in cases of sexual misconduct.