Welcome to JSS Barristers Insights. Here you’ll find a variety of thought-leadership, from concise summaries of regulations to more in-depth analyses of how Rules of Court can affect the courts’ decisions.
Category: Personal Injury
November 24, 2021
SEF 44 Coverage, also known as Family Protection Insurance Endorsements, is intended to provided coverage in circumstances where the at-fault party is uninsured, underinsured. What are 5 things you need to know about SEF 44 Coverage?
March 26, 2021
Why are general damages for pain and suffering in Canada effectively capped? Maureen McCartney-Cameron traces the reason back to the "Damages Trilogy," three 1978 decisions from the Supreme Court Canada.
August 27, 2020
Maureen McCartney-Cameron points out the 5 things you need to know if you've been involved in a hit & run or an accident with an uninsured driver.
June 29, 2020
In McCormick v Plambeck, the British Columbia Court Supreme Court recently considered whether liability might be imposed on social hosts whose guests were teenage minors.
Damages for Loss of Marriage/Interdependency Benefits: University of Regina v Miranda Biletski, 2019 SKCA 44
June 25, 2020
In 2019, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal confirmed that a severely injured plaintiff may recover separate damages based on the fact they are now statistically less likely to find a romantic partner as a result of their injury.
June 16, 2020
If you have been injured at work, Maureen McCartney-Cameron lists 5 things that you should be aware of when bringing an action to your employer.
September 17, 2019
Maureen McCartney-Cameron lists 5 things that you should know about Alberta’s Minor Injury Regulation.
June 5, 2019
Maureen McCartney-Cameron lists the 5 things you should know regarding Alberta accident benefits.
February 20, 2019
Although no amount of money can replace the life of a loved one, the family members of the deceased may have legal recourse if their death was the result of the wrongful act of another. Here are 5 things one should know when making a wrongful death claim.