Category: ICBC

I’m the Victim of a “Hit and Run” – What Should I Do?

Being in a car accident is overwhelming at the best of times, but what if the guy who crashed into you takes off and you have no idea who he is. What are you supposed to do then?

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My Child has been Injured in a Car Accident – What Should I Do?

It can be terrifying when your child has been injured in a collision.  Your first concerns, obviously, are for his or her well-being.  You may also be unsure of how to deal with ICBC because, as you might suspect, special…

I’ve Been Injured in a Car Accident – What Compensation Am I Entitled To?

If you have been injured in a collision through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to financial compensation.  It is helpful for you to know what that type of compensation might include, as your ICBC adjuster’s motivation

What Do You Mean ICBC Isn’t My Insurer?

You’ve been injured in a collision through no fault of your own. You know you’re entitled to compensation for your injuries, but you keep hearing that “ICBC is not your insurer”. You have your basic insurance

Court of Appeal Confirms Test – When Should Disbursements For Expert Reports Be Allowed?

In Fan v. Chana, 2009 BCSC 1127, an infant Plaintiff went to trial and was awarded damages for her injuries in the amount of approximately $32,000 and, in the usual fashion, was entitled to costs…

Disbursement Loan Interest – Registrar Allows Only Partial Reimbursement

It is becoming more common for counsel to borrow funds from a lender to pay for the disbursements expended on behalf of the Plaintiff.  Whether the Plaintiff should be reimbursed by the Defendant for the interest on that loan has been…

What to do After a Car Accident

There you are, out running errands or going about your daily commute, when the unthinkable happens:  a collision.  What should you do?

The best way to deal with a motor vehicle collision is to be prepared before one occurs.You should…

ICBC’s Demystifier of Auto Insurance: Demystifying the Demystifier

Ouch.  If you are a Canucks fan, last night was not a good hockey night!  Thankfully, at least for this last go-round in Boston, we weren’t subjected to any more of Vicki Gabereau’s ICBC ads on top of it.

The…

“Seeing is believing?” ICBC, Soft Tissue Injuries and the Subjective/Objective Battle

Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear.

My dad used to tell me that all the time. It seems to be a motto that has been adopted by insurance adjusters, as they don’t seem to…

“No Crash – No Cash?” The Big Lie of LVI

Auto insurers like ICBC often adopt what has come to be known as the “no crash – no cash” policy when processing low velocity impact (“LVI”) claims. The insurer takes the position that if there is little to no damage…