Cyclist Found At Fault For Her Own Accident

A 17 year old girl cyclist who crashed into a moving car after watching the sunset at Wreck Beach was found 65% at fault, in a Supreme Court decision on April 14, 2015. Cyclist Rachel Matkin had been drinking and smoking marijuana at Wreck Beach, with her friend Assis Briochi-Serrano…

Teacher Seeks Compensation Related to Student’s Abuse Allegations

Former Qualicum Beach teacher Donald Barber has filed a B.C. Supreme Court lawsuit agains lawyer Marli Rusen, who conducted an investigation on behalf of the Nanaimo School District. In his civil claim, Mr. Barber stated that he suffered “personal embarrassment and humiliation” as a result of a teenager’s allegations of…

Duped Father Wins British IVF Case

The mother of a boy conceived through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) has been ordered to pay her ex-husband ¬†over $75,000 in damages, after it came to light that she had misled him into thinking the sperm used for the treatment was his. Judge Deborah Taylor, of Central London County Court,…