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Finding a Lawyer for my ICBC Injury Claim


When hiring a lawyer most people injured in a car accident are looking for the best personal injury lawyer in town when they call my personal injury law office.  I understand that sentiment because when I need a professional I always  expect to hire the best.  However, what does best personal injury lawyer really mean?  Do you want a lawyer that will explain the injury claim process to you, or do you just want to find an injury lawyer to do the job without any explanation? Do you want to hire an injury lawyer that you can meet with on a regular basis or are phone meetings ok? Are you looking for an injury lawyer that is friendly and cooperative or do you want an aggressive lawyer?
One of the first things you need to ask yourself before hiring a personal injury lawyer is whether you are prepared to listen to the advice of a lawyer.  Your relationship with a personal injury lawyer is a very unique one as the injury claimant must share a lot of personal information that a  person typically does not share with anyone.  The injury lawyer must trust the claimant is being truthful and  the injury claimant  has to trust that the lawyer will give appropriate legal advice.
So the best personal injury lawyer in town really is the lawyer you find that fits your personality and one that can build trust.  In addition consider these 5 items  when deciding on a lawyer:

  • Does the lawyer spread their  practice in many different areas of law or do they restrict their practice to only personal injury law?
  • Does the lawyer and law firm work for ICBC or any other insurance company?
  • Does the lawyer  have court room experience with personal injury cases?
  • Does the lawyer have a licence that allows him/her to practice law in British Columbia?
  • Have  other people  had a positive experience with the personal injury lawyer or law firm?

Most personal injury lawyers in British Columbia will agree to meet with you for a free consultation before taking your injury case. Make sure you or a family member make the call to an injury lawyer as soon after your injury as possible and take advantage of the free legal consultation. Posted by Mr.Renn A. Holness

Tags: Find Lawyers, Hire an Injury Lawyer, hire personal injury lawyer, ICBC Injury claim

6 responses to Finding a Lawyer for my ICBC Injury Claim

  • Finding a Personal Injury Lawyer in British Columbia | Holness Law Group

    August 31, 2014 7:27am

    [...] few said that it was easy to find a personal injury lawyer for their ICBC claim.  I have discussed hiring a personal injury law before and have discovered three things all injury claimant’s have to do to find an injury [...]

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  • When to Hire a Lawyer for an ICBC Injury Claim « Holness Law Group Blog

    September 10, 2012 2:37pm

    [...] I have been hired as a personal injury lawyer for claimants dealing with ICBC at every different phase of a personal injury case: Immediately after the car accident, months after the injury, or even after the claimant has hired another lawyer. There are certainly better points in a case to have the benefit of legal advice than others. This article is written for injury claimants that have been injured in a car accident within the last two years and for their friends and family. If the car accident, bike accident, pedestrian injury, etc.  occurred more than two years ago you may have serious legal problems in pursuing a personal injury claim and read no further, speak to a lawyer immediately! [...]

  • Best to Get a Lawyer for Your ICBC Injury Claim- New Direction for ICBC « Holness Law Group Blog

    September 4, 2012 1:52pm

    [...] have written extensively on the best way to find a lawyer for an ICBC claim and as the boss of a personal injury law firm in Vancouver I have had to consistently update the [...]

  • Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer in British Columbia-Tips on When, Where and Why to Hire a Lawyer « Holness Law Group Blog

    April 12, 2011 10:03am

    [...] advice from a lawyer after a car accident can be confusing because most people have not had to hire a lawyer for an injury claim before.  Relax, I and many other personal injury lawyers in British Columbia will agree to talk [...]

  • ICBC Not Required to Pay Car Accident Benefits for Amercian Insured-Power of Attorney and Undertaking « Holness Law Group Blog

    December 14, 2010 6:25am

    [...] This case,Moldovan v. ICBC, started as an injury claim for ICBC Part 7 accident benefits(or “no fault benefits”) arising out of a motor vehicle accident which occurred in Coquitlam, British Columbia. I have been a personal injury lawyer in Vancouver representing injury claimants against ICBC since 1995 and can say this case is yet another example of the need to  hire a lawyer specializing, through work experience,  in personal injury law for your injury claim. Check out my post on how to hire a personal injury lawyer. [...]

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