Practice
Brad has been a partner at Paine Edmonds LLP since 1996. He is a senior member of the firm’s ICBC & Personal Injury Law Group and is also Chair of the Disability Insurance Law Practice Group. He runs a busy and successful practice focusing on representing individuals with ICBC and personal injury claims (including complex and traumatic injuries, such as fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and brain injuries) and private disability insurance claims. Brad has trial experience at all levels of court in British Columbia as well as in alternative dispute resolution/mediation.
In June 2015, Brad and associate Kate Taylor went to trial regarding our client’s claim for personal injuries arising from a Greyhound Bus accident that occurred in 2007 on the Trans-Canada Highway outside of Hope, BC.

The plaintiff was left with chronic pain as a result of the injuries he sustained as a passenger on the Greyhound bus. His ability to work was affected by his accident-related injuries. The Reasons for Judgment of Mr. Justice Silverman were released on November 24, 2015, wherein the Court awarded damages to our client as follows:
  • Non-Pecuniary Damages: $85,000
  • Past Income Loss: net income loss based on gross loss of $646,058
  • Future Loss of Earning Capacity: $184,844
  • Future Cost of Care: $24,243
  • Special Damages: $20,428

Full reasons for judgment can be found here.

Education
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 1988
  • Dalhousie University – Bachelor of Laws, 1987
  • University of Victoria – Bachelor of Arts, 1984

Professional Activities

Personal Notes
A licensed pilot and a member of the Victoria Golf Club, Brad also enjoys music, hiking, skiing, sailing, golfing, kayaking, and is also a proud sponsor of theVancouver Golf Tour.

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