29Mar 2017

Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents happen and they happen despite you being a careful, conscientious driver.  They happen because of inadvertence, they happen because of distraction and they happen because people make mistakes when they are driving.  If you do have the unfortunate experience of being in a car accident you can protect yourself by taking […]

23Mar 2017

When an individual is injured in a car accident due to the fault of another, they are entitled to compensation to put them back in the position they would have been in if they had not been injured.  A component of that is compensation for the pain, suffering and loss of enjoyment of life that […]

23Nov 2016

The weather is changing and anyone who is a skier is getting excited about hitting the slopes.  But along with skiing comes changing road conditions.  ICBC reports that in BC the average number of crashes in which someone is killed or injured due to driving too fast for road conditions nearly doubles from fall to […]

22Nov 2016

When ICBC wants to increase its rates, it must get approval from the BC Utilities Commission.  The BCUC was appointed in 2003 as the independent regulator for ICBC, with the responsibility to approve rates for Basic Insurance.  Most of us carry both Basic Insurance (the minimums required) as well as Optional Insurance.  ICBC has a […]

18Nov 2016

In many car accident cases, a component of the loss that a plaintiff suffers will be the costs that they will have to pay to fund care that will be necessary in the future due to the injuries that they have suffered in an accident.  Reasons for judgment were released on Monday in the case of […]