23Oct 2015

This is the time of year where the incidence of pedestrian crashes spikes.  Darker weather, combined with rain and everyone’s seeming habit of wearing dark or black clothing make pedestrians almost impossible to see.  ICBC in a press release yesterday stated that almost two times more pedestrians are injured in crashes from November to January […]

15Oct 2015

A recent study was presented during the 2015 clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons that concluded, not surprisingly, that there is a direct link between the use of bicycle helmets and the incidence of head injury.  The study was conducted by analyzing data from the US 2012 National Trauma Bank.  The Trauma Bank […]

15Oct 2015

Further to yesterday’s blog post about what to do following a hit and run car accident a decision was given yesterday in Kamloops that was critical of the way ICBC handles hit and run cases.  In that case the plaintiff had contacted ICBC very soon after the hit and run accident and “essentially took the […]

13Oct 2015

Did you know that after your car has been in an accident you need to consider whether to replace any children’s car seats that were in the vehicle at the time of the accident?  Almost all car insurance companies, including ICBC, will cover the cost of replacing the car seat following an accident.  Recently the […]

12Oct 2015

Traumatic brain injury is a serious issue in Canada.  Every day many individuals suffer brain injuries in car accidents, slips and falls, sports accidents and strokes.  The cost of dealing with brain injuries is financially high but also extremely high for families and loved ones. A new study out of the states has the potential […]