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December 30, 2019
Woman in British Columbia reads disability insurance denial letterMillions of Canadians struggle with a disability that impacts their ability to work and perform daily functions. Whether you have a physical ailment or an “invisible illness,” there is short- and long-term disability insurance available to which you’re entitled. Unfortunately, many British Columbians who have an established and valid disability are denied… Read Full Post
December 27, 2019
Gavel covers medical malpractice claim for compensation in BC at Stephens & Holman Doctors, nurses, and hospitals have a duty to provide patients with the basic standard of care expected from all medical professionals and institutions. Unfortunately, patients may not receive appropriate care, be it for childbirth, a sudden illness, or a routine procedure. Medical malpractice or negligence… Read Full Post
November 26, 2019
Car with broken and smashed front end in Vancouver, B.C. ICBC claims are more difficult to pursue than ever before due to legislation effective April 1, 2019, that limits the compensation for injured auto accident victims if the injuries are "minor." This distinction makes it critical to your ICBC claim that you follow the proper steps and gather all relevant information to ensure a speedy and just resolution. The extent of… Read Full Post
Category: ICBC Law
October 14, 2019
New ICBC claims law affects injured woman in British Columbia Legislation passed by the provincial government of British Columbia took effect on April 1, 2019, to limit the compensation for motor vehicle injuries that are deemed "minor." This new category of "minor injuries" caps the monetary amount available for ICBC claims and all auto accident claims at $5,500, with… Read Full Post
August 20, 2019
Teen texting while driving Although the number of fatal car accidents in British Columbia and Canada as a whole has decreased significantly over the past 20 years, auto accidents are still the leading cause of death among people between the ages of 15 and 19. In fact, teens make up just 13 percent of licensed drivers in Canada, but they account for 20 percent of motor vehicle deaths and injuries. For parents who are sending their teenage kids back… Read Full Post
May 10, 2019
ICBC-accident-lawyer-surrey-bc.jpg Being injured in a car accident is a traumatic experience that can result in long-term consequences for your physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being. The complex and confusing process of recovering a claim through the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) can make this difficult time even more trying. Because every car accident is unique… Read Full Post
Category: ICBC Law
February 27, 2019
There are many variations of auto accidents that range from minor fender benders to severe crashes with a semi-truck or tractor-trailer. The injuries resulting from auto accidents in British Columbia can completely upend your life, causing severe injuries or the death of a loved one. The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) claims process can be helpful in some cases but the way you file your ICBC claim… Read Full Post
Category: ICBC Law
February 22, 2019
When you’re in an auto accident, the world seems to both speed up and slow down. You may find yourself with many questions about the ICBC claims process and whether or not you need to hire an ICBC injury lawyer. Learn more in the SlideShare below on FAQ on ICBC claims.   If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident in British Columbia, our lawyers can help you through the ICBC claims process and make sure your rights are protected. Contact us today at 866-200-3575 for a FREE, no-obligation case evaluation Read Full Post
Category: ICBC Law
January 31, 2019
The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, or ICBC, offers basic public automobile insurance as well as optional coverage. When an auto accident occurs, particularly one that involves severe injury or death, the ICBC claims process can be complicated and may leave you without the full compensation you’re owed for out of pocket expenses, income loss and pain and… Read Full Post
Category: ICBC Law
November 06, 2018
Construction “season” slows down in the colder weather but doesn’t cease entirely. Changing weather conditions also means more potholes and other wear and tear damage on Vancouver roadways, which require upkeep. Every year dozens of workers and motorists are killed in construction zone accidents, and our lawyers have several tips to make sure you and your family stay safe this winter season,… Read Full Post