A client who went to trial after a bad car accident has been awarded more than $789,000.
Ms. Ali sustained a disc injury in the crash and needed back surgery. She also suffered psychiatric injuries: depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
The bulk of the compensation will cover loss of income. She has been unable to return to work as a salesperson and her prospects in the job market have been greatly reduced. The court agreed she has become less marketable to potential employers because of her injuries.
Ms. Ali was reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses and compensated for future treatment and rehab costs.
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.