Blog
Menu
Blog

Personal Injury News

Breach of Insurance

$212,000 ICBC Injury Settlement Ordered to be Paid by Drunk Driver

The victim of a drunk driving accident settled with ICBC by way of an all-inclusive payment by ICBC in the amount of $212,000.  The drunk driver responsible admitted the settlement was reasonable but denied being drunk and refused to repay ICBC the settlement amount paid to his victim, as is required in such cases of insurance…

Read More

Disability Insurer Must Pay Full Legal Fees for Claimant

In this disability insurance case the Court made an award for full indemnification of the claimant’s legal fees because she was forced to hire a lawyer to enforce the disability contract through litigation (Tanious v. The Empire Life Insurance Company, 2017 BCSC 85). The Supreme Court Judge came to this conclusion based on the following considerations: a) The claimant had…

Read More

Car Accident Injury Claimant Compensated by BC Court for Private Health Care Costs

Personal injury lawyers in British Columbia are always being asked to help get the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, ICBC, to pay for medical expenses that are not covered by the Medical Services Plan. In this private medical cost car accident injury claim(Engqvist v. Doyle, 2011 BCSC 1585)  Judge Rogers in Kelowna found that the injury…

Read More

Contact Us





*lawyer confidentiality assured