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Most changes to ICBC compensation do not take effect until April 2019.  To find out if your rights are impacted, call us at 604.464.3333.

A common question: I just had a car accident. Do I need a personal injury lawyer? The answer: You do not need a lawyer to claim compensation for an injury. However, often it’s strongly recommended to seek legal help.

Driving is a necessary part of modern life, but roads aren’t always safe. Every year, thousands of people in British Columbia are injured and killed in car crashes, leading to physical, emotional, psychological and financial burdens not only for victims, but also their families. Our car accident lawyers serve clients in Surrey, Burnaby, Port Coquitlam and surrounding area of BC. At Spraggs & Co., can help you get access to the care and support you need—and to seek compensation on your behalf for your injuries.

Car crashes or motor vehicle accidents (MVA) happen for a number of reasons and a combination of factors. Frequently, one driver is more at fault for the accident. Usually, that driver has failed to follow the rules of the road by:

  • Disobeying traffic signs and failing to signal
  • Driving in a hazardous manner—too fast or too slow
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Failing to adjust driving to weather or traffic conditions

Car accidents can also be caused by a variety of other sources including:

  • Malfunctioning or defective products
  • Poorly repaired vehicles
  • Improperly maintained roads or malfunctioning traffic signals
  • Intoxicated drivers

As a result of a car accident a victim may sustain soft tissue injuries, neck, back and other injuries, and brain injuries. You may also be entitled to out of pocket expenses, compensation for lost wages and future earnings, payment for pain and suffering, and compensation for future care. Trusting the help of an experienced car accident lawyer serving Port Coquitlam, Surrey, Burnaby and surrounding areas is an important step in pursuing the compensation you deserve for your injuries. We understand that navigating the legal process on your own can be stressful. As a result, out lawyers will work with you to understand your case and provide guidance every step of the way. We will also speak to ICBC on your behalf and ensure you are receiving a fair amount based on your unique circumstances and the facts surrounding the case.

Contact a Car Accident Lawyer Today for Representation in British Columbia

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, trust our car accident lawyers who serve Surrey, Port CoquitlamBurnaby, Port Moody, Vancouver and surrounding areas of BC. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation on 604.464.3333 or toll-free on 1.866.939.3339.

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