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Jan v. Cheung

No. M062030
Vancouver Registry

In the Supreme Court of British Columbia

 

BETWEEN:

SAKINA JAH

PLAINTIFF

AND:

SIK L. CHEUNG

DEFENDANT

 

TRIAL SUMMARY

[Rule 22-3 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules applies to all forms.]

Counsel for Plaintiff: Irina Kordic

Counsel for Defendant: Kiran Dhaliwal

This proceeding involved an injury that occurred on June 22, 2004. The Plaintiff was driving home from work and slowed to a stop at a red light. Within seconds, the Defendant’s vehicle struck her vehicle in a rear-end collision. The Plaintiff alleged that she experienced injuries to her neck, back, wrist and knee, which all resolved within four months with exception of the knee injury.

The Defendants claimed that the injuries resolved within six to eight weeks and submitted an appropriate award in the range of $3,000 to $6,000 in damages.

The Plaintiff’s case went to trial on February 22, 2008 and was heard by Madam Justice Bennett. The Honourable Madam Justice Bennett awarded $12,413.57 in damages.