Category Archives: Legal Decisions

Recent legal decisions for Mussio Law Group clients.

Mussio Goodman Obtains Court Costs For Client After Successful Verdict at Trial

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In what may be the final instalment of the Sharma estate litigation matter, Wes Mussio and Anthony Eden recently appeared before Madame Justice Griffin to argue our clients’ entitlement to costs in the recent successful decision. In the trial decision, which can be found here, Madame Justice Griffin ordered a variation of the Deceased’s will […]

Mussio Goodman Obtains Another Successful Result in Court

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Mussio Goodman is pleased to announce our success in the case of Ciarniello v. James, 2016 BCSC 1699. The case involved a wills variation claim by the Plaintiff, who was the second wife of a Vancouver dentist and businessman.  The Plaintiff sued her husband’s estate, claiming that he did not adequately provide for her in his […]

Court Rejects Insurer’s Application to Conduct Prolonged Examination of Our Client

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We are pleased to announce our success in opposing the insurance company’s application to subject our client to further questioning by their defence lawyer. The insurer sought a court order to increase the permitted time to question our client under oath, which is known as an “examination for discovery”.  Under the B.C. Rules of Court, […]

Mussio Goodman Successful at Trial in Overturning Will For Disinherited Clients

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We are pleased to announce that reasons for judgement were just released in our case Sharma v. Sharma Estate, 2016 BCSC 1397. The case centered on the Estate our clients’ mother, and her Will that disinherited three children in favour of one son. In the Will, the defendant stood to inherit the entire Estate. The […]

Mussio Goodman Prevents Insurance Company Doctor Examination of Our Client 

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We are pleased to announce our recent success in defending our client’s interests by preventing an independent medical examination (IME) with a neurologist chosen by the insurance company. IMEs are often obtained by both the claimant and the insurer over the course of a claim in order to produce medical-legal opinions that support each side’s position […]

Court Denies Insurer’s Application To Obtain Our Client’s Medical Records

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Advancing an injury claim requires a claimant to disclose relevant medical and employment records. However, the insurance company should not be entitled to a “fishing expedition” by gaining access to a claimant’s entire medical and employment history with the hopes of finding something they can later argue is relevant. As a firm representing the interests […]