lawsuit

A woman who was injured in a car crash by her husband was awarded almost $800,000 on May 11 in B.C. Supreme Court. (Pexels)

Inattentive B.C. husband owes wife nearly $800,000 after he rear-ended her car

The crash left the woman with injuries and lasting pain

 

A Spallumcheen resident on Round Lake Road will be compensated roughly $350,000 by the township after his home was sold in a tax sale without notice, according to a B.C. Supreme Court decision on May 6, 2022. (Google Street View)

Procedures have been reformed, Spallumcheen officials say after costly Supreme Court decision

The township was ordered to pay a resident $350K for selling his land in a tax sale without notifying him

 

A Spallumcheen resident on Round Lake Road will be compensated roughly $350,000 by the township after his home was sold in a tax sale without notice, according to a B.C. Supreme Court decision on May 6, 2022. (Google Street View)

Spallumcheen ordered to pay $350K for selling resident’s land in tax sale without notice

The township sold the nine acres — then worth about $159,000 — due to about $7,700 in unpaid property taxes

 

Legal pot shops operations are concerned that illegal businesses on reserves are hurting their business. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Okanagan, Shuswap cannabis stores sue B.C. for letting illegal shops operate on reserves

14 licensed shops are seeking $40 million to compensate for revenues lost to the illicit market

Legal pot shops operations are concerned that illegal businesses on reserves are hurting their business. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Parksville’s Frances Lloyd won $3M in the June 19, 2021 Lotto 6/49 draw. (BCLC photo)

B.C. lottery winner’s children head to court for share of $3M prize money

Two children of deceased woman file suit in B.C. Supreme Court

Parksville’s Frances Lloyd won $3M in the June 19, 2021 Lotto 6/49 draw. (BCLC photo)
The property on Vancouver Place the City of Penticton is being sued over, as captured on Google Streetview in 2015. (Google Earth)

Homeowners sue for damage from alleged City of Penticton negligence

The Vancouver Place house allegedly sunk two feet due to a leaking curb drainage system

The property on Vancouver Place the City of Penticton is being sued over, as captured on Google Streetview in 2015. (Google Earth)
Former North Okanagan RCMP Const. Milan Ilic filed a lawsuit against the RCMP in 2016. The case went to trial in Kamloops on Monday, April 4, 2022. (Morning Star file photo)

Trial underway for former North Okanagan cop’s lawsuit against RCMP

The Falkland officer faced perjury accusations following the murder of Armstrong’s Taylor Van Diest in 2011

Former North Okanagan RCMP Const. Milan Ilic filed a lawsuit against the RCMP in 2016. The case went to trial in Kamloops on Monday, April 4, 2022. (Morning Star file photo)
Donna Sharpe has filed a lawsuit after a landslide forced her from her home in 2020. (GoFundMe photo)

Landslide leads to lawsuit in Lumby

Senior woman’s home has been uninhabitable for 2 years

Donna Sharpe has filed a lawsuit after a landslide forced her from her home in 2020. (GoFundMe photo)
A Kamloops woman has sued Interior Health claiming surgeons at Vernon Jubilee Hospital operated on the wrong ankle in March 2020. (File photo)

Kamloops woman sues after surgery done on wrong ankle at Vernon hospital

The woman is suing Interior Health, two surgeons for negligence, breach of contract

A Kamloops woman has sued Interior Health claiming surgeons at Vernon Jubilee Hospital operated on the wrong ankle in March 2020. (File photo)
A Vernon man has sued the Vernon RCMP and three officers over allegations of assault and excessive force, according to a notice of civil claim filed Feb. 14, 2022. (Morning Star file photo)

Vernon man sues local RCMP over excessive force, police dog attack

The man claims police broke into his house while he was sleeping and released a police dog in his bedroom

A Vernon man has sued the Vernon RCMP and three officers over allegations of assault and excessive force, according to a notice of civil claim filed Feb. 14, 2022. (Morning Star file photo)
Josh Wakely was misdiagnosed with three illnesses at Fort St. John Hospital before dying of flesh-eating disease in March 2020, according to a lawsuit filed by his wife on Feb. 28, 2022. (Acciona.com)

Lake Country man dies of flesh-eating disease, sparking lawsuit against Northern Health

Josh Wakely’s wife claims he was misdiagnosed 3 times before he died of flesh-eating disease in 2020

Josh Wakely was misdiagnosed with three illnesses at Fort St. John Hospital before dying of flesh-eating disease in March 2020, according to a lawsuit filed by his wife on Feb. 28, 2022. (Acciona.com)
Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki. (Contributed)

Penticton mayor accused of making death threats in family feud: court documents

Penticton’s mayor threatened siblings lives, says court documents filed by brother

Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki. (Contributed)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, in Edmonton on Wednesday Nov. 17, 2021. Eight environmental organizations are following through on a threat to sue Kenney and the provincial government for defamation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Environmental groups serve Alberta premier, government with defamation lawsuit

Groups allege in court documents that Kenney deliberately twisted the findings of a public inquiry

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, in Edmonton on Wednesday Nov. 17, 2021. Eight environmental organizations are following through on a threat to sue Kenney and the provincial government for defamation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
A man is suing the Penticton 7-Eleven after he alleged a ceiling tile fell on him. (Google Maps)

Man sues Penticton 7-Eleven

Claim filed says the man suffered injuries when a ceiling tile fell on him

A man is suing the Penticton 7-Eleven after he alleged a ceiling tile fell on him. (Google Maps)
Kelowna courthouse. (Black Press file photo)

Kelowna parents of Vernon nurse killed by drunk driver awarded $90K in lawsuit

Parents of Erin Smith, killed in 2014 crash, sought compensation for losses after their daughter’s death

Kelowna courthouse. (Black Press file photo)
(Bunny Ride Transportation photo)

Bunny sues City of Kelowna

E-scooter company claims the city assured several times it would be able to operate

(Bunny Ride Transportation photo)
Engel and Volkers Vancouver Island and two of its previously employed real estate agents are being sued for damages related to the alleged drugging and sexual assault of one of their clients in 2018. (Google Streetview)

Woman sues B.C. real estate agents over alleged drugging, sexual assault

Realtors Bowman Rutledge and Andy Rogers have not responded to the civil claim

Engel and Volkers Vancouver Island and two of its previously employed real estate agents are being sued for damages related to the alleged drugging and sexual assault of one of their clients in 2018. (Google Streetview)
Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki is suing members of his family over the Greer Block which they co-own. (Brennan Phillips - Western News

Penticton mayor sues family over co-owned property

John Vassilaki has sued his brother and nephews over the Main Street property they own

Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki is suing members of his family over the Greer Block which they co-own. (Brennan Phillips - Western News
B.C. Supreme Court chambers at the Penticton Law Courts on Main Street. (Western News - File)

Court battle over South Okanagan woman’s cash seized in RCMP raid

RCMP also seized drugs and firearms during their 2018 search

B.C. Supreme Court chambers at the Penticton Law Courts on Main Street. (Western News - File)
Kimberly Bussiere and other laid-off employees of Casino Nanaimo have launched a class-action lawsuit against the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

B.C. casino workers laid off during pandemic launch class-action lawsuit

Notice of civil claim filed in Supreme Court of B.C. in Nanaimo against Great Canadian Gaming

Kimberly Bussiere and other laid-off employees of Casino Nanaimo have launched a class-action lawsuit against the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)