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Why are Witnesses so Important in Car Accident Cases?

If you are filing a personal injury claim, you are more likely to have a successful case when you have witnesses who support your account of the events that led to your injury. But why are witnesses so important? Witnesses help you prove what happened For you to be awarded a settlement in a personal injury claim, your car accident lawyer must be able to prove that another person, [...]

By | May 14th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury Law Resources|0 Comments

Paying More for Insurance After a Car Accident

If you were recently involved in a motor vehicle accident in British Columbia, you might be concerned about how the incident may affect your insurance premiums. You should know that ICBC premiums do not always go up following an accident, it depends on who was at fault. And when insurance premiums do go up after a car accident, the increase will depend on your claim history. Before we look [...]

By | April 30th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury Law Resources|0 Comments

Who is Responsible For a Distracted Driving Accident?

Although there has not yet been such a case in Canada, some believe that a person sending a text may soon be held partially responsible for a distracted driving accident if they were aware the person they were texting was driving at the time. One person who holds this view is Jordan Solway, general group counsel and vice-president of claim at Travelers Canada. While speaking with HuffPost Canada last [...]

By | April 16th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury Law Resources|0 Comments

5 Reasons a Personal Injury Lawyer Might Refuse Your ICBC Case

If you suffered an injury that was caused by another person or entity, but your ICBC case was refused by a personal injury lawyer, you may be wondering why. Here are some of the possible reasons: 1. You did not sustain serious injury While you may be thankful you did not sustain serious injuries in the accident for which you would like to sue, this may be the very [...]

By | April 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury Law Resources|0 Comments

Types of Witnesses in a Personal Injury Case

Are you in the process of filing a personal injury claim? Are you wondering what type of witnesses and how many you may use to support your personal injury case in court? Then, here’s what you should know. There are two types of witnesses in a personal injury claim: Lay witnesses A lay witness is one who has first-hand knowledge about matters that are relevant to your personal injury [...]

By | March 13th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury Law Resources|0 Comments

Why You Need a Real Estate Lawyer When Selling Your House

Real estate lawyers specialize in legal matters relating to property—whether everyday transactions or disputes. A real estate lawyer will draft and review documents for purchase and sale agreements, mortgages, title transfers and similar matters. When a property has been sold, a real estate lawyer may also handle the closing. If you are trying to sell your house, you should consider hiring a lawyer, especially you do not have a [...]

By | March 13th, 2019|Categories: Real Estate Law Resources|0 Comments

Things to Consider When Changing Personal Injury Lawyers in an ICBC Case

Personal injury cases can be quite unpredictable. For some claims, the case can last 6 months to a year from the date you file the claim to the date it is settled. In other cases, it may take two to three years; sometimes even longer. A lot can happen during that time. One of those things could be that you decide to change your personal injury lawyer. There are [...]

By | February 12th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury Law Resources|0 Comments

Will ICBC Pay for Medical Marijuana in Personal Injury Cases?

Most personal injury claims arise from motor vehicle accidents.  With the legalization of marijuana, more people who suffer from chronic pain resulting from accidents are now using marijuana to treat their injuries. Although the use of marijuana to treat accident-related injuries has significantly increased over the years, persons are still unclear on whether the ICBC will pay for medical marijuana in personal injury cases. Who has access to medical [...]

By | January 18th, 2019|Categories: Wills and Estate Law Resources|0 Comments

How changes to ICBC’s minor pain and suffering policy may affect your personal injury claim

There are hundreds of thousands of reported vehicular collisions in British Colombia each year. In 2017, 350,000 accidents were reported which means there were about 960 accidents each day. If you are involved in a crash, there are certain basic things you will need to do.  These things include examining the nature and extent of your damages, reporting the accident and seeking medical attention. Your next move should then [...]

By | January 16th, 2019|Categories: Personal Injury Law Resources|0 Comments

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