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Recent Decisions and Settlements

Apr 09, 2020

Kalashnikoff v. Halat – Russian Immigrant Injured in Head on Collision

This was a claim that involved a man in his 60’s who spoke little English and had worked at manual jobs all his life.  Mr. Kalashnikoff was referred... | READ MORE

Jan 15, 2021

Van Sprang v. Tweed

Multiple Vehicle Accident Caused by 90 Year Old Driver: Mr. Van Sprang is a man in his 30’s with a young family and was a key person in his dad’s... | READ MORE

Mar 17, 2020

Aarts-Chinyanta v. Binkey/Hayer/Stewart et al

Three Motor Vehicle Accidents Contribute to Chronic Pain: Susan A-C was referred to Nixon Wenger by a friend.  James represented her initially for an... | READ MORE

Mar 02, 2020

T-bone collision results in a judgment of $420,000.00

Mike Yawney, QC, along with Associate, Allison Jaquish, were retained by a 30-year old single mother after she suffered significant injuries in a... | READ MORE

Oct 28, 2019

ICBC delays, result in judgement of over $804,000.00 plus costs

Michael Yawney QC was retained by a professional woman in her early 40's after she suffered injuries in an October 9, 2013 motor vehicle collision... | READ MORE

Aug 26, 2019

Claim resolves for $650,000.00 plus costs & rehabilitation expenses

A woman in her late 30's was referred to Michael Yawney QC by a friend. She had suffered a severe whiplash injury after she was rear ended in traffic... | READ MORE

Aug 09, 2019

Electrocution injury claim expedited and resolves for $2,000,000.00 plus costs

Michael Yawney QC was asked to assist a young man and his family as a result of an electrocution injury that occurred on rented property. The young... | READ MORE

Jul 19, 2019

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... | READ MORE

Jun 27, 2019

Varying the will results in an increase to 50% of the estate

A property owner died leaving a will that provided for his common law spouse to receive, from his estate, only the increase in value of his property... | READ MORE

Jun 26, 2019

Senior struck on crosswalk resolves for over $90,000.00

A nice lady in her late 70's was hit on a city street while walking in a cross walk with her dog.  She suffered a hip injury that significantly... | READ MORE

Jun 18, 2019

Goldie v. McLean/Kehler et al – Welder Was a Victim of Two Accidents

Matt Goldie was referred to James by a former client.  Initially he was involved in a serious rear-end collision accident which caused him significant... | READ MORE

Jun 15, 2019

T-bone collison claim mediated for over $200,000.00 before trial

Michael Yawney QC was asked to help a middle aged man on disability that was involved in a t-bone collision with a young driver that had pulled onto... | READ MORE

Jun 12, 2019

Mediation results in resolved claim amounting to $450,000.00

A physiotherapist from the North Okanagan referred a university student to Michael Yawney QC to help her with a claim for soft tissue injuries... | READ MORE

Jun 12, 2019

Indian Act & common law result in case being dismissed

The Deceased, a member of the Okanagan Indian Band, left a will dividing the residue of his estate between five people, some of whom were not members... | READ MORE

Jun 05, 2019

Out of province insurer pays $1,050,000.00 to settle claim

A woman in her early 40's was referred to Michael Yawney QC to assist her with an injury claim resulting from a collision on Hwy 97 north of Vernon... | READ MORE

May 21, 2019

UBCO graduate who suffered physical impairment resolves claim for over $500,000.00

Michael Yawney QC was asked to help a young man in his mid 20's who was injured on Hwy 97 on his way to celebrating his graduation from UBCO.  A... | READ MORE

May 02, 2019

Variation of a will results in an increased inheritance

Andrew filed an action for the variation of a will on behalf of the child of a deceased: the child was one of four beneficiaries, was not in regular... | READ MORE

Apr 30, 2019

Evidence confimed they were spouses

Andrew represented a bereaved woman whose relationship status with respect to a deceased man was challenged by the deceased’s family: they said that... | READ MORE

Apr 16, 2019

Disabled woman's claim settles

A disabled woman in her 50's was rear ended in city traffic and suffered aggravation of prior neck and back injuries.  As a result of the offending... | READ MORE

Apr 15, 2019

Claim settled for injured pedestrian

Michael Yawney QC was retained by a gentleman in his late 50's who was struck as a pedestrian while walking along the side of the road west of Vernon,... | READ MORE