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The Importance of corroborative lay evidence
March 3, 2014

The Importance of corroborative lay evidence

Reasons today from Justice Baird in Glesby v. MacMillan, 2014 BCSC 334, taking a 28-year-old art teacher plaintiff to task for being untruthful. The plaintiff’s credibility issues seem to have stemmed from multiple sources.  She claimed debilitating pain and yet she saw her GP on many occasions without mentioning it.  Her lay witnesses did not generally…

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