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An injury lawyer's blog on ICBC, injury insurance claims and cases of interest.

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  • Future Income Loss Awarded for Nearly Retired

     This was an appeal of a personal injury award for loss of future earning capacity. The judge awarded the  61 year old claimant $45,000 representing six months of income, and potential loss of pension. The claimant was driving on Hastings Street in Burnaby, when the defendant suddenly moved into his … Read more »

  • Modern Brain Injury Scans Still Inadmissible in BC Supreme Court

    Brain injury diagnosis and assessment in personal injury cases has changed in the last 30 years. Technology and new discoveries have  provided more accurate tools for evaluating the existence of brain injury. However, the British Columbia court system has been slow to recognize and utilize these new … Read more »

  • ICBC Claim Dismissed for Failure to Appear

    This ICBC injury claimant, without a lawyer, failed to appear at his trial. The Judge dismissed the claim. In this court application the claimant sought leave to appeal the order dismissing his lawsuit for damages. The case  arose out of a car accident that occurred in March 2015. He claimed that th … Read more »

  • ICBC Promise to Extend Limitation Upheld

    Limitation Period In this Civil Resolution Tribunal minor injury claim, ICBC was bound by an agreement to extend the limitation period. The applicant was injured in a motor vehicle accident on August 5, 2019 in Coquitlam, British Columbia. It was undisputed that the applicant was not responsible for … Read more »

  • No Cost of Future Care Claim in $1.5 Million ICBC Award

    The Injury Award In this car accident injury case, the claimant was found to have suffered from a severe and chronic somatoform pain disorder. He was awarded over $1.5 million which included $180,000 for pain and suffering; Past loss of earning capacity of $178,000; future loss of earning capacity o … Read more »