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ICBC Pays Insurance Brokers $6M ‘Transition Payment’ and other BC Legal News

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Each month Spraggs Law publishes Personal Injury News, a curated selection of articles about personal injury and other issues related to motor vehicle collisions. This month we start off with an article about the potential risks of B.C.’s new Immediate Roadside Suspension rules.

Shifting gears to follow a driver’s record instead of the insurance policy holder is the largest rate structure overhaul in ICBC’s history. The public insurer has paid to train thousands of brokers across the province on the new system that took effect on Sept. 1. But on top of that training, brokers are also receiving a $6-million top-up to cover the extra work associated with the new rate changes.

Bonus link: ICBC Still Costing Taxpayers Dearly

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Survey Shows ‘Alarmingly High’ Rate of Sexual Harassment at Downtown Hotels, Union Says

The union representing hundreds of hospitality workers at five downtown Vancouver hotels has released data from a survey that it says shows an ” alarmingly high ” number of incidents between female workers and guests.

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After Years of Emotional Abuse, even a Resumé is a Tough Task

For a 44-year-old mother of three , a resumé wasn’t just a document detailing her work history or career accomplishments. It was a record of perceived failures and flaws confirmed in ink. Regular gaslighting by her ex had made her doubt reality, question her instincts, and retreat from her family, friends and society.

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B.C. Cracking Down on Tenancy Law-Breakers – Both Renters and Landlords

The Province of British Columbia is cracking down on landlords and renters who break tenancy laws by setting up a compliance and enforcement unit within the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB).

What Do You Think?

What do you think about these stories? Leave a comment below — we’d love to hear from you. And, as always, if you have any questions about ICBC, motor vehicle collisions or personal injury, be sure to contact one of our ICBC lawyers in Vancouver .