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BC Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manual--ONLINE ACCESS

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Everything you need to know about motor vehicle accident claims in BC

This publication is essential for: personal injury lawyers, insurance defence lawyers, and plaintiff lawyers. 

Current to: March 1, 2018

Look no further for a manual that comprehensively covers motor vehicle accident (MVA) litigation in BC. Senior members of the bar call BC Motor Vehicle Accident Claims the “go-to” resource for researching the extensive range of legal and practice issues that arise in MVA litigation. From commencing an action to subrogation, this manual gets you quickly to pithy discussion of the key issues, forms, and cases related to your questions. Each year, leading members of BC’s plaintiff and defence bar select and analyze only the most significant new cases to include in the annual update.

“The BC Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manual is an indispensable resource I use nearly every day. The online version lets you browse and search the whole manual quickly and easily, with links to the cases cited. This manual keeps me updated on recent case law and practice developments. It is my ‘partner in practice’ and my go-to resource for everything I need to know about personal injury litigation in BC.”  –  Michael Slater, QC, Slater Vecchio LLP

 With this resource, you will be able to:

  • understand the broad context of legal issues in MVA claims

  • efficiently get to the leading cases on MVA legal issues specific to your client’s case

  • conveniently refer to over 60 of the most commonly used MVA forms and precedents in one place

Buy your copy of this personal injury partner in practice today!

Highlights of the 2018 update

  • discussion of significant BC Court of Appeal and BC Supreme Court decisions over the past year

  • decisions on damages, including apportionment of damages where injuries are indivisible, punitive damages, mitigation, and future care costs

  • discussion of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision on damages for nervous shock and evidence required to prove psychological injury

  • developments regarding discovery including privilege, further independent medical examinations, and discovery obligations

  • recent cases considering when an offer to settle will support an award of double costs, and whether an award of special costs is warranted

  • legislative updates, and revised forms and precedents

CLEBC Legal Editor
Beverley Leader

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