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B.C. appeal court affirms judicial discretion in rejecting move to strike jury notice

Monday, June 26, 2017 @ 9:03 AM | By Paula Kulig

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt by a party in a personal injury case to strike a jury notice, saying there was no good reason to stray from the case management judge’s decision.

Angus Gunn, Eyford Macaulay Shaw & Padmanabhan LLP"The decision whether to strike a jury notice involves an exercise of discretion to which deference must be given by this court,” wrote Justice John Hunter in Donaldson v. Dorworth 2017 BCCA 236.

Justice Hunter, writing on behalf of Justices Harvey Groberman...