Blog Posts

Below are our blog posts about recent developments in the areas of Estate, Family and Personal Injury law as well as comments on some recent important decisions from the BC Supreme Court, BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Our blogs are written by the legal minds of Richter Trial Lawyers, including our managing partner, John M. Richter.

Settlement Offers and Releases: Pitfalls and Problems
August 21, 2020

Settlement Offers and Releases: Pitfalls and Problems Most litigants are able to resolve their issues without trial by agreement. Releases are a standard part of the process and provide assurance to both sides of the transaction that the issue has been laid to rest and neither side can bring any future claims. Often the releases […]

Purely Subjective: The BC Supreme Court’s cautious approach to a lack of objective evidence in personal injury cases
May 16, 2016

The goodfirm ICBC personal injury lawyers want to share a recent case that demonstrates the cautious approach the court takes in assessing a plaintiff’s injuries where there is little or no objective evidence. In Gordon v. Ahn, 2016 BCSC 795, a 19 year old woman was injured in a motor vehicle accident when the vehicle […]

You’ve Been Served: Social Media Edition
May 7, 2015

CNN reported today that a woman somewhere in New York may serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook. A link to that story may be found here. In Canada, service via social networking sites is not a new concept and has been ordered on a number of occasions. For example, most recently in Eastview Properties […]

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