WHAT'S ON OUR MIND

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.

11/27/2014
Pedestrian in Crosswalk “there to be seen”
11/27/2014

Pedestrian in Crosswalk “there to be seen”

In the recent case of Suedat v. Kara, 2014 BCSC 1837, Mr. Justice Weatherill ruled that a defendant driver was 100% responsible for striking a plaintiff who was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk.

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11/26/2014
Plaintiff’s Damages Reduced for Failure to Mitigate
11/26/2014

Plaintiff’s Damages Reduced for Failure to Mitigate

In the recent decision of Rasmussen v. Blower, 2014 BCSC 1697, a plaintiff’s damages were reduced by 20% for failure to mitigate his losses.

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11/20/2014
Variety Children’s Charity Car Rally
11/20/2014

Variety Children’s Charity Car Rally

Jarvis McGee Rice LLP was proud to be sponsors of the inaugural Variety Children’s Charity car rally which took place in Vancouver.

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11/02/2014
The Future of Cycling Safety
11/02/2014

The Future of Cycling Safety

Is the future of cycling safety upon us with the Hovding?

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10/31/2014
David Eleff
10/31/2014

David Eleff

Jarvis McGee Rice LLP is proud to announce the addition of David Eleff to the firm as our newest associate

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09/29/2014
Our Future Home
09/29/2014

Our Future Home

JMR Law will be moving to a new office located on the 8th floor of 980 Howe Street in the summer of 2015

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07/03/2014
Pebble Beach
07/03/2014

Pebble Beach

In June of this year, Kevin Jarvis, Keith McGee, John Rice and Mike Elliott attended a team building trip to Pebble Beach golf club in northern California.

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06/06/2014
Running to Recover – Fitness Doesn’t Exclude Fair Compensation from ICBC
06/06/2014

Running to Recover – Fitness Doesn’t Exclude Fair Compensation from ICBC

This case shows that exercising and enjoying life after an accident doesn’t mean that you have not been injured or are not suffering. In many cases, fitness can be a coping mechanism and form of treatment for chronic pain.

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04/14/2014
Designated Driver Injured by Passenger Denied Compensation
04/14/2014

Designated Driver Injured by Passenger Denied Compensation

In the recent decision of Felix v. Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, 2014 BCSC 166, a designated driver who was injured when her inebriated passenger grabbed control of the steering wheel and caused a serious accident was denied third party liability coverage for her injuries suffered in the accident.

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04/12/2014
Keith McGee Recognized for Work with Delta Hospital Foundation
04/12/2014

Keith McGee Recognized for Work with Delta Hospital Foundation

Keith, a founding partner of Jarvis McGee Rice LLP and former Canadian Air Force pilot, joined the board of the Delta Hospital Foundation six years ago and has served as its chair for the past year.

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