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Things to Do Right After a Car Accident + Tips on Recovery

February 1, 2020

Critical things to do immediately following a car accident plus some tips on recovery after experiencing a personal injury. Note: This article does not contain legal advice. If you would like...


ICBC Reports More Red Ink, Drivers Will Likely Pay More

November 30, 2018

B.C. Drivers Face Yet More Rate Increases In late November the B.C. government announced that ICBC, the provincial auto insurer, is expecting "bigger than expected losses" this year. Second quarter...


Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit highlights access to justice challenges

August 21, 2014

Earlier this week there was reports that one of the most widely-publicized, sports-related lawsuits in Canada had reached a settlement. According to reports, the Steve Moore-Todd Bertuzzi incident of 2004...


How Do Courts Decide Who Is at Fault in a Motor Vehicle Accident?

January 23, 2014

There's a unique role for ICBC to play in determining fault, but ultimately it's not up to ICBC. The real question is: How would the Court decide who is at...


Are lawyers to blame for ICBC rate increases?

August 30, 2013

ICBC is blaming 'soaring injury claims' for their intended rate hike of 4,9% according to an article published recently by the Vancouver Sun and a statement from the insurer. There...


CBC Reports: WorksafeBC uses questionable methods to deny claim

June 7, 2013

CBC News recently reported about the intriguing way in which WorksafeBC sought to investigate an injured person and deny his claim for compensation. The story quotes Ms. Janet Patterson, who...