Dana G. Quantz

Dana Quantz has a broad litigation practice with a focus on personal injury, employment and labour, and corporate and commercial litigation. Dana regularly appears in the British Columbia trial courts, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal, and the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal. He also appears on behalf of clients at the British Columbia Labour Relations Board, at judicial review in the British Columbia Supreme Court, and at appeal in the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

Dana is presently sitting on the Board of the Vancouver Island Human Rights Coalition and the Civil Litigation Vancouver Island Section of the Canadian Bar Association. He also acts as a lawyer supervisor to students doing work on behalf of Access Pro Bono and is on the Editorial Board of the Verdict, magazine for the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia.

In his spare time, Dana enjoys martial arts, long-distance running with his spouse, enjoying the hidden beaches on Vancouver Island, and debating philosophy to himself.

Personal Injury

Dana has acted primarily for plaintiffs making claims against insurers and defendants seeking compensation for injuries they have sustained including chronic pain, traumatic brain injury, and significant psychological injury. Many of these claims involve:

  • Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC)
  • Motorcycle, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Collisions
  • Occupiers’ Liability
  • Medical Malpractice and Professional Negligence Claims
  • Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • WorkSafeBC and Workers Compensation
  • Section 257 of the Workers Compensation Act
  • Judicial Review and Administrative Law
  • Sexual Assault Claims
  • Employment and Labour Litigation

Dana has acted for plaintiffs and defendants involved in employment and labour disputes, including claims for damages in wrongful dismissal, sexual harassment in the workplace, discrimination due to disability, and negotiating complex severance packages. Many of these claims involve:

  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Constructive Dismissal
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Discrimination under Human Rights Legislation
  • Judicial Review and Administrative Law
  • Defamation and Loss of Reputation
  • Labour Arbitration
  • Breach of Duty of Fair Representation
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Dana has acted for corporations, directors, and shareholders in disputes within the corporation and on behalf of the corporation. Dana has experience working with First Nation companies and private corporations working in many different sectors, including construction, entertainment, real-estate, and technology.

  • Director Disputes
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Oppression Claims
  • Sale of Goods Claims
  • Builders’ Liens
  • Property Disputes
  • Breach of Contract and Collections
  • Family Law

Dana has assisted families in the midst of the breakdown of their relationships assess their financial, corporate, and proprietary obligations. Dana works with clients to achieve a fair resolution for everyone attempting to resolve the following issues:

  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Unjust enrichment and Constructive Trust Claims
  • Marriage and Separation Agreements
  • Divorce

Background Information

Education

Juris Doctor (Law Degree), University of Victoria, 2010

Bachelor of Arts, University of Calgary, 2007

Memberships

Law Society of British Columbia, 2012

Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, 2012

Canadian Bar Association, 2012

Victoria Bar Association, 2012

Full C.V. available upon request

Please contact Dana at dgq@hom-law.com or (250) 360-2500.