ICBC may have an obligation to pay you for lost wages if you are injured in a motor vehicle accident. There, however, are a few catches: 1) Firstly ICBC is a secondary insurer. What this means is that if you have another source of income, such as extended health or employment insurance coverage, you have to […]Read More Injured in a car accident? Can’t work? What are you options for payments from ICBC and other sources.
Many people do not realize they are entitled to benefits from ICBC regardless of whether they are at fault for an accident or not. When you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Part 7 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Regulations creates an obligation for ICBC to fund treatments including all necessary: medical, surgical, dental, […]Read More Does ICBC have to pay for my treatment?
Do I need a lawyer? When dealing with ICBC, the answer is probably. An experienced personal injury lawyer will not only have experience with the litigation process and the many pitfalls that can occur, but they will have experience dealing with ICBC. The downside to hiring a lawyer is that you will have to pay […]Read More Do I need to hire a lawyer for an ICBC case?
http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/source-settlement-reached-in-bertuzzi-moore-case/ The Bertuzzi / Moore case is one of the most notorious personal injury cases in British Columbia (although the lawsuit was actually filed in Ontario). Today, a settlement was reached in this case. Due to a non-disclosure clause, the details of this settlement have not been made public. By way of background, Steve Moore, a […]Read More The Bertuzzi / Moore personal injury lawsuit settled
Many injuries people suffer in motor vehicle accidents are not easily diagnosed or explained. Unlike injuries like a broken bone that can be easily identified, injuries involving the soft-tissues of the body are much harder to diagnose. The lack of objective evidence these injuries leave behind increases the importance of the credibility of the injured […]Read More Soft-Tissue Injuries and Motor Vehicle Accidents
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ICBC has released statistics on some of the worst crash locations in Metro Vancouver. Last year, there were 350 accidents alone at Willingdon and Highway #1 in Burnaby. The ramps allowing traffic to merge between Knight Street and Southeast Marine Drive in Vancouver were also tricky for drivers to navigate…
Today the Supreme Court of British Columbia provided reasons for an award in excess of $1,000.000.00 for compensation for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/SC/14/15/2014BCSC1528.htm The bulk of this award was for “Loss of Earning Capacity”, which is the loss of the ability to earn income in the future. In this […]Read More ICBC accidents and partial disabilities.