Claim resolves for $85,000.00 plus costs & future rehabilitation expenses


Michael Yawney QC was retained by an aboriginal man and his wife for a head on collision in winter conditions on Hwy 97 north of Vernon.  The man suffered soft tissue injuries that required hospitalization. Liability for the collision was admitted. The claim was resolved prior to trial for $85,000.00 plus costs and plus future rehab expenses. The man had substantially recovered, however, he required ongoing physiotherapy and medications to assist him in managing his symptoms.