What is the test for determining the degree of liability for a motor vehicle accident?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Bergen v. Guliker, 2014 BCSC 5 (CanLII):

In assessing the relative degrees of fault, a number of factors may be considered. These factors were summarized by Groves J. in Aberdeen v. Langley (Township), 2007 BCSC 993. This summary has been consistently relied as a synopsis of the general legal principles to apply in determining relative degrees of fault for the purpose of apportioning liability. The defendants did not take issue with this analysis.

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