Monthly Archives: March 2015

Witness can have Lawyer Respond after Car Accident

The claimant was injured in a single vehicle accident when she lost control of her vehicle due to slippery road conditions. The Claimant said that the defendants, responsible for highway maintenance in the area where the accident occurred, were negligent. … Continue reading

Broad Document Disclosure Appeal Allowed

As ICBC Claims Lawyers part of our job is protecting personal injury claimants from broad requests for disclosure of  medical, employment and school records. There are limits to what ICBC and other defendant insurers can expect to receive early in … Continue reading

Injury Settlement of $77,400 Reduced by Investigation Costs

In this personal injury case a formal ICBC offer to settle in the amount of $77,400 was accepted by the claimant just two weeks before an 8 day trial. ICBC conducted surveillance of the claimant starting the day after the … Continue reading

Injury Claim Settles for $85,000 But Insurer Fights Costs

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, ICBC, is a government created corporate monopoly for third party auto insurance.  ICBC has recently began to use its’ power, after injury claimants accept an offer of settlement, to refuse injury claimants the cost of … Continue reading

Making An ICBC Injury Claim- A Case Study into What Not to Do

The following personal injury case will be used as a case study into what not to do as a personal injury claimant. Almost everything a personal injury claimant should not do after a car accident, is contained in this injury … Continue reading

No Car Damage but Judge Wrong to Ignore Medical Evidence of Injury

A new trial has been ordered for this personal injury claimant after the trial judge dismissed the case without any justifiable reason. This personal injury cases gives some assurance that claimant’s can stand up to judges that inject their own … Continue reading

Principle Operator in ICBC Claim Wins Coverage

It can be confusing to determine the principle operator under ICBC auto insurance when reporting a car accident claim to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.  The issue in this case: who drove the automobile the majority of the time? must … Continue reading

ICBC Statement Helps Dismiss Brain Injury Appeal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal of rejected claim of brain injury ( Jampolsky v. Insurance Corporation of British Columbia,2015 BCCA 87). The young man from Surrey, BC suffered personal injury in four car accidents and after a four … Continue reading

ICBC Claimant with Uncertain Grasp of the Law Loses Appeal

Personal injury claimants without lawyers should avoid long and unclear court submissions, a lesson from the following ICBC injury claim. This was an appeal from the dismissal of a lawsuit against ICBC for disability benefits related to a car accident … Continue reading