Breach of ICBC Policy Is Expensive

Do you know that you can lose your ICBC coverage – even though your premiums are fully paid? Payment apart, the insurance contract between you and ICBC contains several conditions that you must honour. If ICBC concludes that any of the conditions have been broken (or...

Psychological Injuries Can Net Big Dollars

If you’re hurt in a car accident, your physical injuries may heal fairly quickly. But the accident could also trigger long-lasting psychological injuries – for which you could be entitled to compensation. In a recent case, Tess (names changed) stood at an intersection...

Hurt In A Hit And Run? You And ICBC

If you’re the victim of a hit and run in B.C., you may be able to collect compensation from ICBC for your injuries or property damage. But getting that money isn’t automatic – you first have to try and find the identity of the at-fault driver/owner of the fleeing...

Video Surveillance Can Hurt Your Injury Claims

Did you know that if you’re hurt in a car crash, the defence (i.e., ICBC) may secretly film your activities after the accident to try and discredit you or reduce your claim? Car crashes often lead to whiplash and other types of soft tissue injuries to the neck and...

Strange Injury Nets Large Payments

You probably do a lot of driving for work or pleasure. No doubt you try to be careful. But sometimes that’s not enough – through no fault of yours you may get hurt in a car accident. A recent case shows that if that happens, the courts will likely have your back....