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Jeffrey J. Nieuwenburg

Jeffrey J. Nieuwenburg
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Phone: 604-683-9621
  • Fax: 604-683-5084
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Education:

    J.D., Bond University, 2012

    B.A., University of Victoria, 2009

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Jeffrey was born and raised in Vancouver. He attended the University of Victoria where he studied political science. Returning to the lower mainland in the summers, Jeff worked as a lifeguard at a local summer camp, which provided programing to children and teens with vision loss. Jeff received his Bachelor of Arts from UVic in 2009.

Jeff worked briefly as a security officer at the Vancouver Tax Services Office. In 2010, he travelled to Queensland, Australia to begin law school at Bond University. During his university breaks, Jeff traveled through Australia, New Zealand and Asia. He received his Juris Doctor in 2012.

After completing law school in 2012, Jeffrey returned to Vancouver and joined Murphy Battista. There, he gained valuable experience representing clients in personal injury claims. Jeffrey was called to the British Columbia bar in 2013. He acts exclusively for plaintiffs and injured persons.

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia

Successful Cases

  • Turner v. Dionne, 2017 BSCS 1905; Turner v. Dionne, 2017 BCSC 1924
    The plaintiff, who was 19 at the time, was riding as a passenger in a friend's vehicle when that vehicle left the roadway and rolled. She sustained compression fractures to her thoracic vertebrae and a closed head injury. As a result of these injuries, the plaintiff developed a chronic pain condition and was unable to pursue her dreams of becoming a registered nurse. At trial, the defendant was found wholly responsible for the accident. The plaintiff was awarded damages of approximately $1.4 million.
  • Rhodes v. City of Surrey, No. 127541 New Westminster (Jury Trial)
    The plaintiff alleged that the defendant municipality was negligent in its winter maintenance of the road where the accident that injured the plaintiff had occurred. The plaintiff claimed her injuries disabled her from working and most activities of daily living. While the Jury found the parties shared liability it awarded the plaintiff damages of $3,576,600. The Jury also found the plaintiff had failed to mitigate her damages. Read the Trial Summary.
  • Robinson v. Bud's Bar Inc., 2015 BCSC 1767
    Jeff was co-counsel on a case involving a significant brain injury that occurred after a bachelor party. The firm's client was awarded $790,000 in damages.
  • Zhao v. Yu, 2014 BCSC 1915
  • Patterson v. Bodman, 2014 BCSC 1268
  • Marlin Investments Inc. v. Moldovan, 2014 BCCA 364
  • Ladret v. Stephens, 2013 BCSC 1999 (Sigurdson J.)

The Law Show

Episode 36 Topics

  • protecting yourself from a motor vehicle lawsuit
  • vicarious liability
  • making sure you are adequately covered by insurance
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Episode 35 Topics

  • negligence, and liability arising out of accidents on school trips
  • weighing the educational benefits vs risk of school trips
  • the importance of having proper insurance
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