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July 30, 2014

Successful Plaintiff Trial Awards

Harris & Brun

On June 30, 2014, Peter Collins, a senior associate with Harris & Brun, successfully acted for the plaintiff in Bouvier v. Behrend, 2014 BCSC 1208. The plaintiff was awarded over $350,000.00 at trial. At the time of the accident, the plaintiff was a 57 year old bus driver with BC Transit. Due to the accident, the plaintiff suffered a left lateral epicondylitis, from a tear in the tendon of the epicondyle, and a mild cubital tunnel syndrome, from compression of the ulnar nerve. As a result of his injuries, plaintiff was partially disabled and the court found that there was…

July 29, 2014

Family Doctor Very Important After Car Accident

Harris & Brun

An article in the Vancouver Sun earlier this year reported that there are an estimated 100,000 Vancouver residents that do not have a family doctor.  As I tell my clients, seeing a family doctor regularly is key in assisting them on the road to recovery, following a car accident. Seeing your family doctor regularly will ensure you get consistent care in the critical months following your injury.  Referrals from your family doctors are essential for you to get necessary treatment from physiotherapists, massage therapists and other medical specialists paid for under Part 7 benefits. Having a family doctor also simplifies your…

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