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  • We Are Hiring!

    MacIsaac & Company is looking for an associate lawyer to join our established litigation practice in Victoria, BC.  Our Victoria office is located on the waterfront at Fisherman’s Wharf in historic James Bay, close to downtown.  We offer a casual, team-oriented and collaborative working environment. … Read more »

  • Intimate Images Protection Act Brought Into Force This Week

    The final steps for BC’s innovative Intimate Images Protection Act (“IIPA”) are now complete and the law is set to fully come into force. On December 18, 2023 Order in Council 725 was published noting that the IIPA will come into force on January 29, 2024.   In short this now means that anybody who … Read more »

  • Targeting “Deep Fakes” Using BC’s Intimate Images Protection Act

    The BC Government passed the Intimate Images’ Protection Act into law last year.  In short this legislation gives victims of unwanted sexual and nude images posted online powerful tools to have the content removed and the ability to seek damages against those who fail to respect their wishes.  The l … Read more »

  • Taxi Driver Negligent For Failing To Secure Seatbelt on Wheelchair Seated Passenger

    Reasons for judgement were published last month addressing a key liability question – is a driver of a taxi negligent for not securing a seatbelt on an adult passenger who is in a wheelchair?  The answer was yes. In the recent case (Stillwell v. Richmond Cabs Ltd.) the Plaintiff was injured while be … Read more »

  • BC Court of Appeal Lays Down The Law of Sports Negligence Claims in BC

    Today the BC Court of Appeal published reasons for judgement clarifying the law in sports negligence lawsuits in BC.  In short liability can flow if a player is dangerous or reckless in their actions, even if executing an otherwise permitted technique. In the recent case (Cox v. Miller) the Plaintif … Read more »