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Your Top 5 Injury Cap FAQs Answered

Anyone who has ever been in a car accident can tell you that the path to recovery is often a long, painful and (sadly) expensive one. It can take months or even years to work through the pain and stress and bring your body back to 100% – if you’re ever able to totally do […]

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Why Injury Caps Will Hurt Our Community and Take Away Our Rights

It’s a matter of public record that ICBC has been struggling with financial hardship for the past several months. In an effort to cut costs and save money, ICBC recently announced plans to place caps on what they consider to be “minor” injury claims. Unfortunately, these proposed changes could have a major impact on those […]

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What is an Injury Cap and Why Does it Take Away My Right?

An injury cap, simply put, is defined as the maximum amount of money that can be paid out to the victim of a car accident based on the damages they’ve sustained. These caps can be determined based on damage to a particular part of their body, based on a specific assessed condition, or both. Though […]

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Top Causes of Car Accidents in BC (And How to Avoid Them)

Nobody ever anticipates being involved in an auto accident—let alone causing one themselves. Unfortunately, all it takes is one mistake to cause a serious accident resulting in injury or even death. High-risk driving accounts for nearly half of all vehicle accidents in BC each year, with an average of 143 fatalities occurring as a result of these […]

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ICBC Advises Drivers to Be Mindful of Cyclists During Summer

As the warm, sunny weather hits Metro Vancouver, more cyclists are hitting the streets and bike paths, so the Insurance Corporation of B.C. (ICBC) is asking drivers to be especially mindful of sharing the road, as reported by a CTV news story. The safety advisory from ICBC also comes on the heels of the recent […]

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When Can I Go Back to Work After a Car Accident Injury in BC?

As your personal injury lawyers in Burnaby and Metro Vancouver, we specialize in ICBC claims. One of the most frequently asked questions about ICBC benefits involves whether or not you can return to work after your accident. Is it too soon? Will you lose benefits if you work now? What if you are physically able to […]

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ICBC to Revoke Discounts From At-Fault Drivers

In response to a growing number of car accidents and personal injuries in British Columbia, ICBC announced drivers who are at fault in crashes will soon pay steeper insurance prices, as reported by a news story in the Vancouver Sun. Beginning in May 2018, drivers who cause more than one at-fault car accident will lose […]

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How Does ICBC Determine Fault and How Will it Affect My Claim?

If you’ve recently been involved in an auto accident, then you may be planning to file an ICBC claim—particularly if you believe another party was at fault. Ultimately, fault will be decided by ICBC, and the findings will determine your eligibility for insurance benefits for you injury. By understanding how fault is determined and some […]

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How Do I Report a Claim to ICBC?

Being involved in an auto accident can be a scary situation, especially if you have injuries and property damage to deal with. If you file an ICBC claim, you also need to wait for a determination, which can have a major impact on your ability to receive compensation for your claim. So, what should you […]

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