Bad faith claim against Insurance Corporation

Lemer and Company has commenced an action for a plaintiff in an ICBC lawsuit claiming the insurance company has been dealing with him in bad faith in his claim for no-fault wage loss benefits. Under the Insurance (Vehicle) Act Regulations anyone injured in a motor vehicle accident is entitled to …

Read More »

Court of Appeal finds there are causes of action in class action, Sandhu v. Household Realty Corporation Limited, 2012 BCCA 133

Lemer & Company represented the respondents in this appeal, who obtained mortgage loans from appellants, Household Finance (now owned by HSBC). Lenders are required to disclose the cost of borrowing and, in the required statutory forms, the appellants represented that the respondents were not being charged for legal fees. The respondents …

Read More »

Lemer & Co. client wins $1.513 million medical malpractice verdict

Medical malpractice lawyers Bruce Lemer and Felicity Schweitzer won a $1.513 million verdict for their client  in the 2015 British Columbia Supreme Court case of Reyes v. Marsden. After a three week trial the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled  that the plaintiff lost a significant amount of his vision after an emergency room physician failed …

Read More »

Significant class action certification win: Seidel v. Telus

Lemer and Company wins significant consumer class action certification decision in Seidel v, Telus. It is alleged that Telus charged their customers for ring and call set up time on incoming calls when their contracts required they charge only for “airtime” (talk time). The certification allows the action to proceed as …

Read More »