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RHE’s legal team discuss our cases, timely issues, and actions you can take to make your voice heard. Whether you’re concerned about insurance reform, are dealing with an injury, or wish to be informed about your responsibilities as a property owner or pet owner, you’ll find insight here.

06/08/2017
JMR Representing Victim of Vicious Dog Attack
06/08/2017

JMR Representing Victim of Vicious Dog Attack

JMR’s John Rice is representing a senior citizen bitten by a pitbull, and a lawsuit in the case has been filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. John was interviewed on CKNW regarding the liability of pet owners who fail to protect against reasonably foreseeable harm caused by their pets:

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04/05/2017
Distracted Driving Kills
04/05/2017

Distracted Driving Kills

We have all been guilty of distracted driving. This needs to end. With Distracted Driving now responsible for more vehicle deaths than impaired driving, Jarvis McGee Rice is working with the BC Coalition to End Distracted Driving to get the message across.

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09/30/2016
JMR client receives largest award for Botox to treat headaches in BC history
09/30/2016

JMR client receives largest award for Botox to treat headaches in BC history

Trial Lawyers Michael Elliott and Hector MacDonald acted for Allie Picton, a 33-year-old hair stylist, who suffered injuries to her neck, back, and shoulders, as well as ongoing headaches, as a result of a motor vehicle collision.

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09/28/2016
Negligent Driver Found Liable for Stroke Suffered by JMR’s Client
09/28/2016

Negligent Driver Found Liable for Stroke Suffered by JMR’s Client

A new decision from the British Columbia Supreme Court has found that a stroke sustained by JMR’s client 18 days after a minor motor vehicle accident was the result of a vertebral artery dissection caused by the accident. The case is the first of its kind in British Columbia which considers the issue of causation of a stroke occurring weeks after an accident.

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08/19/2016
JMR Client Involved In Multiple Motor Vehicle Collisions Awarded Over $1.1 Million
08/19/2016

JMR Client Involved In Multiple Motor Vehicle Collisions Awarded Over $1.1 Million

Trial Lawyers Jon Harbut and John Rice acted for Wing Kit (“Rick”) Chow, a 40-year-old accountant who suffered serious injuries leading to neck surgery from two rear-end motor vehicle collisions on November 20, 2009, on July 5, 2011.

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08/10/2016
Judge Slams ICBC for Withholding Surveillance Video as Evidence in JMR Client’s Civil Trial
08/10/2016

Judge Slams ICBC for Withholding Surveillance Video as Evidence in JMR Client’s Civil Trial

John Rice and Jon Harbut acted for Denise Norris who suffered disabling injuries after being involved in a vehicle accident in 2010. Central to the trial was hours of covert surveillance from 2013 and 2014 that was taken on behalf of ICBC and used to dispute medical evidence of Norris’s declining health.

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07/12/2016
JMR Client Involved in Motor Vehicle Collision Awarded Over $177,000
07/12/2016

JMR Client Involved in Motor Vehicle Collision Awarded Over $177,000

Michael Elliott and Cody Wagner acted for a 36-year-old lawyer who suffered injury to her back and neck, as well as headaches, as a result of a significant motor vehicle collision.

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06/15/2016
Offshore Rental Property Owners Found Liable for Electrical Burns Sustained by JMR’s Infant Client
06/15/2016

Offshore Rental Property Owners Found Liable for Electrical Burns Sustained by JMR’s Infant Client

A new decision from the British Columbia Supreme Court has found the offshore owners of a North Vancouver residential rental property and their local property manager liable for damages after a 10-month old infant was severely burned by putting a hazardous electrical extension cord that had been left in the suite behind a cabinet in her mouth during a game of hide and seek.

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06/13/2016
Bus Passenger Awarded Over $350,000.00 for Translink Accident
06/13/2016

Bus Passenger Awarded Over $350,000.00 for Translink Accident

In Tchir v. South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority, the Plaintiff was riding a Translink bus in North Vancouver and was thrown from her seat when the bus driver was forced to make an abrupt stop due to an unidentified dangerous driver.

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06/09/2016
Woman Involved in Six Different Motor Vehicle Accidents Succeeds at Trial
06/09/2016

Woman Involved in Six Different Motor Vehicle Accidents Succeeds at Trial

In Kallstrom v. Yip, the plaintiff, Ms. Kallstrom, was involved in six different motor vehicle accidents between 2001 and 2004.

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