January 8, 2019

Kristina Shelden, Resource Coordinator, PIRC

Tips for Travelling with a Spinal Cord Injury

Tips for Travelling with a Spinal Cord Injury

With the holiday season behind us, and several months to go with the winter weather many people take this time to get outta dodge and find some sunshine! Here are some of my personal observations and suggestions for travelling with a disability. 1 – Prescription medication — Don’t pack it…

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October 19, 2015

Murphy Battista

Chronic Pain: Family and Friends Matter

Keri Grenier may be new to Murphy Battista LLP’s Kelowna office but she’s been helping injured clients deal with issues like chronic pain for many years. Keri’s latest INJURYwise column, “The Chronic Pain Effect,” addresses the compensation available for injured people suffering from chronic pain and the seeming anomaly that…

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Chronic Pain

April 28, 2014

Kevin Gourlay

Kevin Gourlay

Chronic Pain on CBC Radio — “The Painful Truth”

CBC Radio is running a series this week on chronic pain called “The Painful Truth.”  The first segment aired this morning and can be heard starting at the 1:21:25 mark of the show available here.

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Chronic Pain, Education

March 2, 2014

Kevin Gourlay

Kevin Gourlay

Invisible injuries and the prejudice against chronic pain sufferers

Plaintiffs with “invisible injuries” are almost always faced with Chief Justice McEachern’s comments from over 30 years ago in Price v. Kostryba, 1982 CanLII 36 (BC SC).  There, the learned judge stated that courts “should be exceedingly careful when there is little or no objective evidence of continuing injury and…

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