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.
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