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 is best to retain a practicing BC lawyer with experience representing claimants against ICBC.
Personal injury law in British Columbia is dominated by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia and ICBC injury claim lawyers assist claimants obtain accident benefits and injury compensation from the Corporation. Understanding the legislation that gives ICBC its powers can prove invaluable when dealing with ICBC after a car accident. The Court of Appeal is the top court for Lawyers in BC and although the judges are federally appointed there are some distinctions in the common law awards for general damages and loss of earning capacity.
ICBC injury lawyers in BC are permitted to take cases on a percentage fee and legal fees are regulated by the Law Society of BC. For claimants unable to obtain a lawyer there are some excellent free legal services for those who qualify. The best qualities to look for in an ICBC claim lawyer are well worth paying for and experienced BC injury lawyers are usually worth their weight in gold. For information about our lawyers watch our short ICBC Injury Lawyer video.
Posted by ICBC Claims Personal Injury Lawyer Mr. Renn A. Holness, B.A., LL.B.