May 2017

Distracted Driving in British Columbia

“On June 1, 2017, the distracted driving laws in British Columbia will change, and the fines and penalties for those caught driving while distracted will increase significantly. In particular, a first time distracted driving ticket will cost $543 comprised of a $368 fine and four demerit points of $175. The offenses increase dramatically for subsequent [...]

April 2017

How Much Does an ICBC Lawyer Charge for a Car Accident?

Accidents happen. Getting yourself back to square one after an accident is hard enough when it comes to getting your car repaired and in the unfortunate case that you were injured in the accident, getting yourself repaired too. In accidents where it becomes necessary for you to get professional legal help to make yourself [...]

How Much does an ICBC Lawyer Charge for a Car Accident Claim?

Before hiring a car accident lawyer, make sure you discuss the fee arrangement with him or her. You will need to know specifically whether the lawyer will charge fees on a) the percentage of the settlement or judgment obtained, or b) the number of hours worked by the lawyer and his/her staff. You should also [...]

March 2017

10 Most Common Mistakes to Avoid after a Car Accident

In the unfortunate event that you are involved in a car accident, it’s important to know how to handle the situation to make sure to get things resolved quickly. In the heat of the moment, it’s easy to overreact or to forget important steps that can make the whole process go a little bit smoother. [...]