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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.

01/08/2016
New Partner and New Associate Counsel for JMR
01/08/2016

New Partner and New Associate Counsel for JMR

New for 2016, JMR is pleased to announce that Michael Elliott is now a Partner of the firm. Michael joined the firm in 2010 and has had much success at all levels of court in British Columbia. Michael continues the firm’s tradition of excellence in advocacy.

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09/30/2015
John Rice Quoted in Recovery Personal Injury Magazine About Infant Litigants
09/30/2015

John Rice Quoted in Recovery Personal Injury Magazine About Infant Litigants

The article by Christopher Guly, entitled Minor Considerations, Major Concerns addresses the many challenges of representing infant litigants. In addition to the child’s participation in the court proceedings, assessing damages is a particularly lengthy and complex process.

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06/03/2015
JMR is Proud to Support the Odd Squad Productions Society
06/03/2015

JMR is Proud to Support the Odd Squad Productions Society

We recognize the important work that this organization is doing to educate at-risk youth in our community. The proceeds raised from this event will fund OSP’s operations and help to support and expand educational programs.

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05/11/2015
A Reminder About Social Media and Personal Injury Claims
05/11/2015

A Reminder About Social Media and Personal Injury Claims

Sarah Tambosso’s Facebook posts showed her engaging in a variety of activities and social events while her evidence at trial presented a picture of a very different individual with a family, work and social life that was very limited. The court found Ms. Tambosso‚Äôs evidence unreliable and she was awarded a very modest amount.

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04/10/2015
Lawyers Weekly Features John Rice for Precedent-Setting Decision
04/10/2015

Lawyers Weekly Features John Rice for Precedent-Setting Decision

The April 10th issue of Lawyers Weekly included a featured article on a case being prosecuted by John Rice of JMR LLP and currently before the BC Court system. Here is the decision.

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03/25/2015
Delta Hospital Foundation Receives $2.5 Million Gift
03/25/2015

Delta Hospital Foundation Receives $2.5 Million Gift

The Delta Hospital Foundation has received a $2.5 million dollar gift from the Toigo family towards the expansion of diagnostic and imaging departments.

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01/28/2015
JMR wins ICBC claim for disabled mining engineer
01/28/2015

JMR wins ICBC claim for disabled mining engineer

The trial judge rejected the defense analysis, and awarded Mary over $750,000 in damages, including $125,000 for her pain and suffering, $500,000 for the lifetime impairment to her income earning capacity, and over $69,000 in compensation for treatment like physiotherapy, counselling, and heavy duty home support. This is a new high-water award in British Columbia case law for a young person with partial, permanent disability.

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01/07/2015
Damages Upheld by BC Court of Appeal
01/07/2015

Damages Upheld by BC Court of Appeal

In December of 2013, Mike Elliott and Cody Wagner acted for Lisa Johal, a 30 year old hotel front office manager. Ms. Johal was injured when her car was rear ended by the defendant. Prior to the accident, Ms. Johal had experienced minor pain, numbness, and tingling in her right arm.

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12/27/2014
Britney MacDermott
12/27/2014

Britney MacDermott

We are pleased to announce the addition of legal assistant Britney MacDermott to our growing team at Jarvis McGee Rice LLP.

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12/23/2014
Aislinn Clarke
12/23/2014

Aislinn Clarke

We are pleased to announce the addition of legal assistant Aislinn Clarke to our team at Jarvis McGee Rice LLP.

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