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Man has Finger Crushed at Brampton Gym

January 22, 2013 by Alexandra Kocherga

Sukhjinder Dhaliwal was exercising at the gym in Brampton, Ontario. He was using a vertical leg press weight machine when his right foot slipped off the foot platform. 365 pounds of weights fell down and crushed the small finger on his right hand.

Posted in: Brampton

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Badminton Injury Leads to Lawsuit against City of Halifax

September 4, 2012 by Mark Carter

Ms. Roscoe was playing badminton in a gymnasium owned by Halifax Regional Municipality. As she was moving backwards to return a high shot, her right foot was suddenly stopped by a piece of duct tape on the floor. She felt immediate pain in her right knee. Medical examination later determined that she had a torn meniscus. She underwent a variety of therapies and treatments for the injury, including arthroscopic surgery.

Posted in: Halifax

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BC man Sues after Three Storey Balcony Fall

August 20, 2012 by Mark Carter

Edward Jack was visiting his cousin at the Goldcrest Apartments in Gold River, B.C. He was leaning against the balcony when suddenly the balcony railing gave way and caused him to fall three stories to the ground. Mr. Jack’s injuries included a broken pelvis, fractured ribs, fractured vertebrae, and internal injuries resulting in hernias.

Bouncer Assault at Vancouver Club results in Broken Jaw

June 11, 2012 by Mark Carter

Leo Paskalidis attended Caprice nightclub on Granville Street in Vancouver. Shortly after arriving, Mr. Paskalidis decided to take off his jacket to dance because he was hot. One of the bouncers told him to put his jacket on because his shirt was in violation of the dress code. After Mr. Paskalidis complained, a bouncer escorted him to the door.
Outside the nightclub three bouncers at the nightclub assaulted Mr. Paskalidis, breaking his jaw.

Posted in: Vancouver

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Manitoba Shooting Results in Civil Award of Damages

May 30, 2012 by Mark Carter

Lori Rogan shot Reginald Phillips three times with a pistol, once in his stomach and once in each of his shoulders. After the shooting, Mr. Phillips underwent surgery to remove the bullet from his stomach, which necessitated the removal of a portion of his small bowel. The two bullets in his shoulders were not removed. He remained in the hospital for 13 days.

Posted in: Manitoba

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