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Top 25 Medical Malpractice Cases of a 25 Year Career – Attempted Suicide

By Angela Price-Stephens
Categories: Blog, Medical Malpractice
In this fifth article we review the tragic case of Erin who has a chronic history of schizophrenia.

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Fiduciary Duties of a Power of Attorney

By Angela Price-Stephens
The BC Court of Appeal case of Meng Estate v Liem 2019 BCCA 127 confirmed that a person acting under a power of attorney owes a fiduciary duty to the donor.

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Types of Mediation and the Style of the Mediator

By Angela Price-Stephens
Categories: Blog, Mediation
The style of mediation adopted by the mediator is likely to be a reflection of several factors.

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Top 25 Medical Malpractice Cases of a 25 Year Career – Fungal Meningitis

By Angela Price-Stephens
Categories: Blog, Medical Malpractice
In this article we review the unusual case of Valerie who suffered a devastating brain injury as a result of a missed diagnosis of fungal meningitis.

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Pushor Mitchell LLP Announces New Mediation Services Group

By Angela Price-Stephens
Categories: Firm News
We are pleased to announce a new Mediation Services Group offering a comprehensive alternative to resolving disputes.

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BrainTrust Canada Launches Kelowna’s New Brain Health Clinic

By Angela Price-Stephens
Categories: Firm News
The Brain Injury Health Clinic is an innovative brain injury recovery program for persons with acquired brain injury or persistent concussion.

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Top 25 Medical Malpractice Cases of a 25 Year Career – Acute Compartment Syndrome

By Angela Price-Stephens
Categories: Blog, Medical Malpractice
In this series of articles BC and Alberta personal injury and medical malpractice lawyer Angela Price-Stephens describes her top 25 notable medical malpractice cases of her 25-year career to date.

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White-out Of Beneficiary’s Name – An Effective Disinheritance?

By Angela Price-Stephens
In the recent case of Levesque Estate (Re), 2019 BCSC 927 Justice Gomery considered whether the beneficiary, whose name was obscured by white-out, was effectively disinherited.

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Fixing a Defective Will

By Angela Price-Stephens
The recent case of Re Cook Estate 2019 confirms the two-part test for considering applications to cure a defective will under Section 58 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act.

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Beneficiary Actions on Behalf of the Estate

By Angela Price-Stephens
Section 151 of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act allows a beneficiary or intestate successor (someone who may inherit if there is no Will) to apply to the Court for leave to bring an action.

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Marriage-Like Relationships Come in Various Shapes

By Angela Price-Stephens
Connor Estate 2017 confirms that marriage-like relationships can exist where one member of such relationship is already married.

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What is Estate Litigation?

By Angela Price-Stephens
In simple terms an estate is everything a person owns and owes, or their net worth.  Assets within an estate may include property, money in the bank, car, personal belongings, rights to income and anything else of worth.

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Top 25 Medical Malpractice Cases of a 25 Year Career – Cardio Thoracic Surgery

By Angela Price-Stephens
Categories: Blog, Medical Malpractice
In this series of articles BC and Alberta personal injury and medical malpractice lawyer Angela Price-Stephens describes her top 25 notable medical malpractice cases of her 25-year career to date.

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Top 25 Medical Malpractice Cases of a 25 Year Career – Chiropractic Manipulation

By Angela Price-Stephens
Categories: Blog, Medical Malpractice
In this series of articles BC and Alberta personal injury and medical malpractice lawyer Angela Price-Stephens describes her top 25 most notable medical malpractice cases of her 25-year career to date.

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