Monthly Archives: July 2013

HurtBC Personal Injury Lawyers Always Working for Injury Claimants

After being injured in a car accident or fall and before you sign a statement for ICBC or give the insurance company permission to communicate with medical professionals and employers, consider getting professional advice.  About 1200 people a day are … Continue reading

Word of Mouth Best Way to Find Lawyer for a Personal Injury Claim -The New Reality

If you are fortunate enough to trust someone you know to recommend a personal injury lawyer you probably don’t need to read this article. Thankfully my services are rarely needed as a personal injury lawyer because car accidents in BC do … Continue reading

Your Required ICBC Statement after an Accident-Tips for the Insurance Report

The answer is  NO  a  signed statement is not required after a car accident when applying for accident benefits from the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, ICBC.  You are required to give a written report not a signed statement. As a … Continue reading

Settlement of Injury Claim Leads to Dispute over Medical Report Cost

After the settlement of a car accident  injury claim the costs of medical examinations and reports, if the settlement terms allow, can be put in dispute. In this reasonable expenses part of settlement case (White v. Reich, 2013 BCSC 1234) … Continue reading

Settlement Offer of $55,000 Should Have Been Accepted- Car Accident Claimant Wins

In this car accident offer to settle case(Codling v. Sosnowsky,2013 BCSC 1220) additional legal costs were awarded to the injury claimant after the judge awarded the claimant damages totaling $70,764.71 for injuries she sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Only … Continue reading

ICBC Injury Lawyers Settle Personal Injury Claims Successfully

Personal injury lawyers solve problems everyday for injury claimants dealing with ICBC (Insurance Corporation of British Columbia) by negotiating binding final solutions. In order to have a legally enforceable agreement to settle a personal injury claim with ICBC there must by an … Continue reading

How Much does it Cost to Hire a Lawyer for an ICBC Claim?

Lawyers Bill Based on a Percentage of  up to One-Third of the Recovery or By Hourly  Rate A Lawyers legal fees are regulated by the Law Society of BC and as a result you will find many lawyer fees are … Continue reading

Best Lawyer to Help deal with ICBC Claims Closer than you Think

ICBC claimants do not have to look outside the Province to find a top-rated ICBC lawyer to assist in an insurance injury claim after a car accident. In fact British Columbia has a unique system of automobile insurance so it … Continue reading

ICBC Settlement of Personal Injury Claims Subject to Proportionality Test

In this costs of ICBC settlement case (Dhillon v. Bowering, 2013 BCSC 1178) the claimant was injured in two motor vehicle accidents in British Columbia. ICBC, on behalf of the defendants, made  initial offer to settle the two car accidents … Continue reading