Practice
Kate joined Paine Edmonds LLP as an associate in 2006. She is a member of the firm’s ICBC & Personal Injury Law and Insurance Litigation Groups. She has appeared as counsel in hearings and trials in the Provincial Court and Supreme Court of British Columbia.

 

In June 2015, Kate and partner Brad Garside 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, 2006
  • University of Saskatchewan – Bachelor of Laws, 2005
  • University of British Columbia – Bachelor of Arts (Family Studies), 2002

Professional Activities

Personal Notes
Kate was born and raised in Vancouver. She enjoys golfing, swimming, reading, travelling, and spending time with family and friends.

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