Monthly Archives: December 2011

How Can I Force ICBC to Pay for my Physiotherapy after a Car Accident Injury?

I have been a personal injury lawyer in Vancouver since 1995 and have witnessed the change in how the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, ICBC,  pays for physiotherapy. I have written and dealt extensively with ICBC accident benefits and explain … Continue reading

ICBC Accident Injury Claimant with Lawyer Wins Low Award for Disc Herniation and Soft Tissue Injury

The claimant was  injured in a car accident in Kamloops, B.C. (Power v. Carswell, 2011 BCSC 1672) which occurred in the intersection of Lansdowne St. and 3rd Avenue, which is controlled by traffic signals. The claimant was driving a Pontiac Sunfire going straight when she … Continue reading

Retired Lawyer Represents Himself in Personal Injury Case and Receives Low Award

This case is another reminder of why it is important to hire a personal injury lawyer if you have been injured in a car accident( see: Pearlman v. Phelps Leasing Ltd.,2011 BCSC 1696). The Judge had a difficult time accepting the … Continue reading

What is the Deadline for my ICBC Injury Claim?

December 3, 2012- Deadlines and limitations periods have always been a concern for injury claimant’s contacting my law firm. As a personal injury lawyer in British Columbia since 1995 I have dealt with hundreds of injury claims against the Insurance Corporation … Continue reading

Injury Claimant Not Required to Provide Facebook, Twitter, and Personal Laptop to Insurance Company Lawyers

In this heart surgery medical malpractice case(Dosanjh v. Leblanc and St. Paul’s Hospital,2011 BCSC 1660) the claimant alleges suffering a stroke resulted in permanent physical and cognitive disabilities after open heart surgery to repair a hole in his heart. The claimant … Continue reading

Car Accident Drivers Deny Liability and Court takes Personal Injury Case off Fast Track

  The injury claimant  sued for his losses after he was run down in a crosswalk  and later injured again when his vehicle was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by one of the defendants to the lawsuit.  The claimant applied for an order that … Continue reading

Injury Claimant Awarded Legal Fee Contribution as Judge Acknowledges Court Backlog

  This personal injury summary trial,(Parmar v. Lahay, 2011 BCSC 1628) pursuant to Rule 9‑7 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules, involved a motor vehicle accident that occurred one year before the hearing.  There was no claim for loss of wages or any future loss … Continue reading