Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

When to Get a Lawyer After a Car Accident

As a personal injury lawyer since 1995 my law firm and I have assisted thousands of claimants in search of a legal advocate after an injury. One of the most common questions: Do I need a lawyer?  Why?  Answer: To obtain better compensation … Continue reading

Caps on ICBC Pain and Suffering Awards an Obstacle to Justice

This is an appeal of an order dismissing a constitutional challenge to the requirement  to pay daily hearing fees in civil trials.(Cambie Surgeries Corporation v. British Columbia (Attorney General),2018 BCCA 385). This case outlines a few of the issues the BC government will … Continue reading

New Lawyer for the Injured

Profound legal changes in 2018, effective April, 2019, empower the auto insurance monopoly ICBC to cap claims for pain and suffering. Progressive injury lawyers need to understand ICBC injury caps and complex accident benefits regulations. Early and inexpensive legal advice can … Continue reading

Legal fees of 33% Recognized by Canadian Courts as a Reasonable Fee




It can be difficult to know how much to pay for legal services if you have little or no experience hiring a lawyer after a personal injury. The years of legal training and experience help to determine the lawyer’s best … Continue reading

Injury Claimant Without Lawyer Slaughtered at Trial- Costs Awarded

This married couple went to court with no lawyer for personal injuries arising from three car accidents. Liability for the car accidents were admitted and both claimants contended they were incapacitated and permanently affected by their injuries. Following a 13 day trial  the claimants were awarded … Continue reading

Legal Assistant Job in Vancouver Helping the Injured

  Are you looking to continue a legal assistant career in an established Vancouver law office, across from the Vancouver law courts? Legal support staff competent to assist the injured in legal claims for compensation are not only worth their weight in gold, … Continue reading

Better for an ICBC Injury Claimant to Have a Lawyer

  Even the best personal injury lawyers seek expert opinion to obtain the highest results for their personal injury cases. So, it is hard to imagine how an ICBC injury claimant could obtain a fair resolution of their claim without a legal advocate. … Continue reading

Medical-legal Report Not required But Claimant Only Awarded $100.00

In a surprise winning decision this personal injury claimant succeeds in his appeal against the dismissal of his injury claim.  Failing to file a medical-legal report is not a grounds for dismissal and the claimant was not provided with adequate … Continue reading

Hurt BC Lawyers Helping with ICBC since 1999

At hurtbc.com, get free legal consultation for ICBC personal injury claims. Hurt in BC?Lawyers at Holness Law Group have been helping ICBC claimants since 1999 with no up front fees. One of the most established personal injury law firms in … Continue reading

Lawyer to Negotiate Settlement with ICBC

Negotiating for settlement or for injury benefits after a car accident can be daunting if you have never had a personal injury claim before. Even the most seasoned lawyers will refer ICBC claimants to an experienced personal injury lawyer if this is … Continue reading