As a social or commercial host, if you’re providing alcohol at your event, you should know that you can be found liable if intoxicated employees or party guests are injured or cause injury to others. Understand your liabilities before you organize a party.Read More
Victims’ rights have been eroded tremendously to date and the CRT appears to be furthering that erosion through both ICBC and the government. If you are an injured accident victim, you will find it increasingly difficult to navigate the minefield of new legislation and rules imposed by the government and ICBC. As a member of TLABC, RDM Lawyers LLP is actively addressing the issue.Read More
There is a gross imbalance of bargaining power and sophistication between individual car crash victims and insurance companies like ICBC and the CRT. The Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (TLABC) believes that from the very outset, the CRT is actively inviting accident injury victims to contact ICBC directly – on their own – regardless of whether or not there are liability issues that would put their legal interests directly at odds with ICBC. TLABC is actively addressing the issue.Read More
A person injured in an accident in British Columbia does not need to prove they are unable to work in the future in order to receive compensation. In a previous article, we explained how the government and ICBC are misleading the public when it comes to the keys with which they say an accident injury victim can negotiate with ICBC through the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT). In this article, we will provide further insight into the issue Read More
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 responsible for ICBC, was behind the changes that will negatively impact the ability of victims of car accidents to receive proper and fair compensation. Read more.