By Jasroop Grewal With our federal government paving the way for the legalization of marijuana later this year, those injured in motor vehicle accidents may benefit. This is in keeping with more doctors prescribing marijuana for injuries from car accidents. The result is that marijuana use for … [Read more...] about Must ICBC Pay for Medical Marijuana?
By Jasroop Grewal If you were injured in a car or other vehicle accident in BC, chances are you will be dealing with ICBC Claims – the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. In British Columbia, ICBC is the only insurance company that is entitled to provide basic insurance to all drivers. Basic … [Read more...] about What Damages Are You Entitled to From ICBC Claims?
By James Gill The answer is ‘yes’. However, anyone considering making a claim for injuries arising from a hit-and-run accident in British Columbia must be aware that s. 24 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act imposes specific obligations. For example, s. 24 requires that anyone claiming for bodily injury … [Read more...] about Can You Claim for Injuries Arising From a Hit-and-Run Accident in British Columbia?
By Dave Machat Many of Vancouver’s residents have embraced cycling as a preferred form of transportation or recreational activity. Recent approval for a new bicycle lane on the Cambie Street Bridge speaks volumes of Vancouver’s love of cycling. The new lane will continue to grow and integrate … [Read more...] about Rights of Injured Cyclists in British Columbia
By Mary-Helen Wright If you have been injured by the negligence of another person and your injuries result in you needing assistance and/or medical care now and in the future, you are entitled to compensation for the costs of these. Your entitlement to medical treatments and care may include … [Read more...] about Your Entitlement to Medical Treatments and Care
By John Miller There are many types of damages one can recover after being injured in a motor vehicle accident. In a legal setting, each of these types of damages is called a ‘head of damage’. Some of these are probably familiar, like pain and suffering, or what the courts call ‘non-pecuniary … [Read more...] about Costs of Future Care