24 Oct Part 7 “No Fault” Benefits

In addition to seeking compensation from the Defendant driver in a motor vehicle accident, inured parties can also claim ‘Part 7 Benefits’. Part 7 benefits are named after the section of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act which provides for up to...

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19 Oct Business Losses Post-Collision

In Singh v. Soper, 2016 BCSC 1748, the Plaintiff claimed business losses following a February, 2006, motor vehicle collision.  He was 64 years old at trial.At the time of the accident, the Plaintiff was driving a truck he had leased.  He...

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17 Oct Collision Causes Stroke

Injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents are not always straightforward. In McKenzie v. Lloyd, 2016 BCSC 174, the Plaintiff was involved in four motor vehicle collisions over a three-year time period. The key issue before the Court was the cause of...

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05 Oct Mitigation

In many cases, the Courts have reduced an award for damages due to a Plaintiff’s failure to mitigate. Examples commonly argued by ICBC include failing to pursue a recommended therapy or medication recommended by doctors, failing to lose weight and...

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