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The Best Injury Lawyers in British Columbia Need to Know Where to File the Lawsuit

Jordan v. Schatz, 2000 BCCA 409  This relevant injury case involves  a resident of British Columbia injured  in a motor vehicle accident in Alberta.  The other driver , a resident of Saskatchewan, rear-ended the vehicle driven by the injury claimant. He was insured with Saskatchewan Government Insurance (“SGI”). The personal injury lawyers  needed help from the court…

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9/11 nine Year annivesary Time to reflect on Dignity and Respect for the Human Person

September 11, 2010- This tragic anniversary gives us pause to reflect on how important it is to protect human life.  As a personal injury lawyer on the side of injury victims I have heard some of the most callous and heartless comments about injury claimants. Often overlooked are the survivors, left with permanent psychological trauma.…

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Chronic Pain Syndrome Due to Car Accident Despite Osteoarthritis and Obesity

In this ICBC personal injury lawsuit the injury victim  claims due to  a motor vehicle accident when his vehicle was rear ended (Neumann v. Eskoy, 2010 BCSC 1275).  Fault for the accident was admitted by ICBC on behalf of the other driver. I was unable to determine the force of the impact as the decision of the judge did not address this…

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Judge Critical of ICBC’s Attack on the Injury Claimant’s Credibility

  Van Den Hemel v. Kugathasan,2010 BCSC 1264 September 9, 2010-  The injury claimant in this case was a passenger involved in two car accidents in Richmond, British Columbia.  ICBC  admitted fault on behalf of the other drivers.  Judge Stewart made his decision within two weeks of hearing the case which appears to be a welcome change…

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Judge Critical of ICBC's Attack on the Injury Claimant's Credibility

  Van Den Hemel v. Kugathasan,2010 BCSC 1264 September 9, 2010-  The injury claimant in this case was a passenger involved in two car accidents in Richmond, British Columbia.  ICBC  admitted fault on behalf of the other drivers.  Judge Stewart made his decision within two weeks of hearing the case which appears to be a welcome change…

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$1.125 Million Dollar Injury Award Upheld Despite Prior Head Injury

      September  8, 2010- In this unchallenged brain injury claim  The 22 year old ICBC injury claimant  suffered a brain injury 8 months before the car accident  in which he claimed to have been injured. The first accident was clearly more severe than the second. But the trial judge accepted the evidence that the brain damage…

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Help With My Personal Injury Claim for Pain and Suffering in British Columbia

November 29, 2012- ICBC car accident injury cases should always provide money for pain and suffering if the jury finds that the injury claimant cannot work.  Injury claimants without an injury lawyer may be unaware that they have a money claim for pain and suffering.

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Find an ICBC Personal Injury Lawyer in Surrey British Columbia

  As a personal injury lawyer in British Columbia since 1995 representing ICBC claimants,  I have had many clients that live in Surrey even though my law firm  is based in Vancouver right across from the courthouse. Surrey British Columbia is one of the fastest growing areas in Canada and car accidents are a daily reality. Personal…

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Help with My ICBC Personal Injury Claim

As a personal injury lawyer in British Columbia  for over 20 years  I have talked to many injured people that think their injury claim is worth more than what can be proven.  Car accident injury lawyers can be very helpful in ensuring that you have the evidence to prove your injury. However, without an  injury lawyer on…

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Injury Claimant With Minor Injury Lasting Less Than 6 Months gets Low Award

  Brar v. Kaur, 2010 BCSC 1220 September 2, 2010-  In this Personal injury case the injury lawyer proved that the claimant was rear ended and his car  sustained rear end damage of $568.67.  The other driver admitted fault and the judge was asked to decide the case based only on affidavits.  Neither the injury claimant…

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