Greg Phillips

Stapleton v. Andrew

Greg Phillips and Simon Irving just received Reasons for Judgement awarding a young woman more than $161,000 in damages for injuries she suffered in a motor vehicle accident. While driving home after work one night, our client was rear-ended by a distracted driver. The driver tried to flee the scene, but fortunately was followed by […]

New Reasons for Judgment in a commercial tenancy dispute

Greg Phillips has received reasons for judgment from the BC Court of Appeal in a commercial tenancy dispute. Greg was successful at trial for his clients, the tenants, back in 2016. The landlord, however, appealed the decision. Greg was successful in having the appeal of the landlord dismissed. This has been a long battle, with […]

The Historic Nanaimo Courthouse

As part of a series on historical buildings in and around the Nanaimo area, our very own Greg Phillips was interviewed by the Nanaimo News Bulletin to share his experiences in the Nanaimo Courthouse on Front St. We like to remind our clients and friends that courthouses are open to the public, even while court […]

Haley v. Gust

In this case, Richard Johnston and Greg Phillips acted for a 35-year-old deputy sheriff and mother of two. She was injured when her motorcycle was struck by a car that turned left in front of her in an intersection. The impact sent her flying her over the handlebars of her motorcycle and onto the roadway. […]

ICBC’s Application for Facebook materials refused

As your lawyers, one of our primary roles is to protect your privacy. We take your privacy very seriously. When you are hurt in an accident, obviously you have to share some parts of your life in order to prove your claim. However, the defendant is only entitled to information that is relevant to the […]

Parker v. Lemmon

Most of the cases we deal with settle. However there are occasionally cases where we cannot get ICBC to offer a settlement that we feel is fair for you, and in these situations we are prepared to go to trial on your behalf. This is a decision in one of our recent cases. Parker v. […]

Courtney v. Hutchinson

Most of the cases we deal with settle. However there are occasionally cases where we cannot get ICBC to offer a settlement that we feel is fair for you, and in these situations we are prepared to go to trial on your behalf. This is a decision in one of our recent cases. Courtney v. […]

What Sidney Crosby can teach us about concussions and soft tissue injuries

Soft tissue injuries are amongst the most common injuries in a motor vehicle collision. Concussions are not as frequently diagnosed but can occur in even relatively low velocity impacts. One of the questions we receive from some of our clients with soft tissue injuries or concussions (or in some unfortunate cases, both) is “How long […]

Health Care Cost Recovery Act

What is it? The Health Care Cost Recovery Act is a piece of legislation coming into force April 1, 2009. It allows the provincial government to recover the costs of treating an injured party directly from the wrongdoer (or the wrongdoer’s insurer). The purpose of the new law is to ensure that the costs of […]

Steps in a Lawsuit

It is difficult to predict how long your case will take to complete. The timing depends on many things including actions the opposing party takes, Court schedules, and your particular circumstances. For example, the timing of a personal injury case will be affected by the amount of time the plaintiff requires to recover from injuries. […]

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