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Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. BC Injury Law Blog 2. PierreRoy & Associés 3. Eva Chan 4. Susan On The Soapbox 5. Lash Condo Law

BC Injury Law Blog
$170,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Hip Injury, PTSD, TOS and Chronic Pain

Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for a plaintiff who suffered a host of injuries in a vehicle collision. In today’s case (Firman v. Asadi) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2013 collision. The Defendant denied fault but was found liable at trial. The collision resulted in multiple injuries including a torn labrum, thoracic outlet syndrome, PTSD and chronic pain. Prognosis for full recovery was poor. In assessing non-pecuniary damages at $170,000 Mr. Justice Verhoeven provided the following reasons: …

PierreRoy & Associés
La carte de crédit : ange ou démon ?

Imaginez la scène : une déchiqueteuse qui détruit les cartes de crédit de consommateurs et élimine les dettes s’y rattachant. C’est une scène qui se produit quotidiennement dans les bureaux de Pierre Roy & Associés, syndic autorisé en insolvabilité. …

Eva Chan
What One Thing to Advance Women in Law Will You Do?

Seeing that in March we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s perfect timing to remind you about my post from this time last year: It’s Time to Hear Her Story and Raise Her Profile. That post was one of my top…

Susan On The Soapbox
Some Thoughts on Jody Wilson-Raybould’s Testimony

It’s been another week of high drama in politics. Albertan’s concerns over allegations of impropriety surrounding Jason Kenney winning the leadership of the UCP have been swamped by accusations that Justin Trudeau violated the rule of law in his dealings with Jody Wilson-Raybould over the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. …

Lash Condo Law
Transforming Tarion – Ontario Government Announcement

The Ontario Government (the ”Government”) recently announced that it will be making major changes to the Tarion Warranty Corporation (“Tarion”) in order to strengthen consumer protection. The proposed changes incorporate some of the recommendations made by Justice Cunningham, who some time ago released a detailed report following a comprehensive review and consultation with industry stakeholders. …

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