15 Apr Pre-Existing Conditions

If you have a pre-existing condition before your accident, how does that affect your personal injury case?  While each case is fact specific, Gulati v. Chan, 2015 BCSC 431, is an example.  In that case, the Plaintiff had arthritis before the...

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13 Apr Future Loss of Earning Capacity

If you have been injured in a car accident and as a result of your injuries you will experience wage loss in the future (post-trial), you are entitled to an award for future loss of earning capacity. Two commonly used...

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13 Apr Employment Records

During the course of a lawsuit, ICBC will often engage in a fishing expedition to obtain records that could potentially hurt your case, including records from an employer or treatment provider, without having first established that the records could be...

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09 Apr Hit and Run Cases

If you are involved in a hit and run accident, it is important to make reasonable efforts to determine the identity of the unknown driver. Failing to do so may result in your case being dismissed.     In George v. Doe,...

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02 Apr Do I Need a Lawyer?

Luckily, most people come to a law office to clarify what their friends and family have told them about their case. Others, however, take their friend’s advice to heart and proceed with litigation on their own or with the help...

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01 Apr Accidents Involving Left Turning Vehicles

We often have clients who are involved in accidents where one motor vehicle was turning left and the other vehicle was travelling straight through at an intersection. There is a commonly held belief that the driver turning left is automatically...

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18 Mar Don’t Leave Your Medical Care To ICBC

When our client’s vehicle was t-boned by someone running a stop sign, he suffered a concussion, whiplash and shoulder injury.  He decided to deal with ICBC directly and did not retain a lawyer until over a year had passed. As a...

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11 Mar Reporting Symptoms To Your Doctor

It’s important to let your doctor know if you are experiencing pain or symptoms related to your motor vehicle accident.  If you don’t, ICBC may try to use the absence of notations in your clinical records against you. In 2014 our...

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