Month: September 2016

Default Judgment

By Stuart Cappus To start a lawsuit against someone, you have to file a document with the court that sets out who you’re suing, why you’re suing them and what or how much you’re suing them for. This document is called a “Notice of Claim” or “Notice of Civil Claim” depending on what court you’re […]

Judge Declares Mistrial after ICBC Commits Abuse of Process

By Stuart Cappus ICBC has once again been caught acting improperly in its defence of motor vehicle accident claims. This time a BC Supreme Court judge was forced to declare a mistrial after finding that ICBC committed an abuse of process by taking inconsistent positions in two related lawsuits. In the case at bar, a […]

Gliege v. Gliege

In this case, Stuart Cappus and Trina Brubaker acted for a man who, unfortunately, was being sued by his father for the return of a piece of property that his father had transferred to him several years prior. The pair had a falling-out almost two-years after the transfer when the son made efforts to develop the […]

Symons v. ICBC (Tort)

Richard Johnston and Stuart Cappus just received Reasons for Judgment awarding a young woman more than $2 million in damages for injuries and losses she suffered as a result of a serious collision. While driving home one night, our client was rear-ended by a 1-ton truck going 160km/h and driven by a drunk driver. She […]