ICBC Settlement Amounts
What are the ICBC Minor Injury Caps for Accidents after April 1, 2019?
Have you been injured in an accident on or after April 1, 2019 only to be told by the ICBC Claims Adjuster that the maximum settlement is $5,500.00 for pain and suffering (or $5,627.00 after April 1, 2020)? I have answered many calls over the last year and a half from injured people in BC…Read More
Judge Reduces ICBC Claim by 40% for Failing to Follow Medical Advice
If you’ve sustained injuries as a result of a motor vehicle collision, your doctor, at some point, will likely recommend that you attend treatment of some sort. Whether it be physiotherapy, chiropractic or massage therapy, active rehabilitation, medications or even psychological counselling, your doctor is recommending these treatments with a view to alleviating your injury…Read More
ICBC Injury Claims: What is my Pain and Suffering Worth?
Pain & Suffering Claims in B.C. In the ten years I have been practicing personal injury law, I have often been asked by my clients during our initial consultation; “So… what do you think mycase is worth?” My response is usually; “I don’t know.” And my thoughts often turn to snowflakes. Why snowflakes? Perhaps a brief explanation…Read More
Judge Predicts the Future and Awards over $190,000 in future losses
Mr. Justice Weatherill released Reasons for Judgment recently for injuries being claimed for a motor vehicle accident that occurred in May 2009. This motor vehicle accident saw a Smart Car make a left turn into the path of a sedan driven by Sharon Brown. Both vehicles were written off. ICBC denied liability and denied the…Read More