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INJURYwise: Concussions and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)
December 21, 2015

INJURYwise: Concussions and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

INJURYwise is a monthly column that I write on personal injury matters. This month I wrote about a very important topic in my profession. Concussions. A new movie coming out this December called Concussion is about the the discoveries of Dr. Omalu, a pathologist who, after performing an autopsy on NFL star Mike Webster, went on…

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New Developments in Case Involving Man Who Sustained a Permanent Brain Injury After Incident in RCMP Holding Cell
December 18, 2015

New Developments in Case Involving Man Who Sustained a Permanent Brain Injury After Incident in RCMP Holding Cell

Robert Wright sustained a serious head injury during a take down in a RCMP holding cell in Terrace in 2012. The BC First Nations man was left with permanent brain damage. Mr. Wright’s case received additional media coverage in 2014 when video of the holding cell incident surfaced. Since then, new allegations of the use…

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Personality Changes

World News Videos | US News Videos Recently our firm was involved in a case that has received a fair amount of publicity, most notably from The Province and ABC News. Our client had suffered a mild traumatic brain injury as a result of a car accident that occurred while she was still in high…

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The Law Show Episode 22: Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries
February 10, 2015

The Law Show Episode 22: Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

In a recent episode of AM 650’s “The Law Show,” Bill Dick and I spent some time discussing brain injuries with a specific focus on mild traumatic brain injury. Bill and l also explained some of the legal issues surrounding sport-based injuries including brain injuries that are the result of equestrian accidents. We also set…

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