On April 1st of this year, legislative changes introduced by the NDP government came into effect, ushering in a new regime of motor vehicle injury compensation. David Eby, the minister
Most people are not aware that under provincial coverage of automobile insurance, injured motorists are entitled to “no-fault benefits” which are commonly referred to as Part 7 benefits. Read More
Through legislation, the provincial government and ICBC are limiting the rights of victims of accidents by establishing a payment cap on the amount a person is entitled to receive for “pain and suffering” arising from any motor vehicle accident where the injuries are deemed to be “minor”. Read more
The Court of Appeal recently overturned a decision from a B.C. trial judgment in which a plaintiff’s claims for injuries, sustained in five motor vehicle accidents, had been dismissed on the presumed basis that her relatively serious symptoms were inconsistent with the low-impact nature of the accidents. Read more
Getting your child involved in recreational sports at an early age can prove to be beneficial on many levels. It helps build individual growth and development and can encourage new friendships based on common interests and activities. Read more on what steps you can take to help lessen the rate and severity of injuries.