Since 2010, Holness and Small Law Group has written over 1000 legal blog articles. We believe that staying informed and current with personal injury news and case developments is essential to providing proper legal services to our clients when advocating for their rights.

Find a Vancouver Personal Injury Lawyer in British Columbia for My ICBC Claim

I have been a personal injury lawyer in Vancouver since 1995 and have dealt with personal injury claims as far back as 1992,  which gives me a unique perspective on the question of  finding a personal injury lawyer.  I have fielded calls in Vancouver over the years from personal injury claimants and I have learned that…

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Top Court Shocks Personal Injury Lawyers in Best Evidence Car Accident Case- The New Reliable Hearsay Test

The best personal injury lawyers know that admissible evidence in a civil trial is the first step, and cornerstone,  in proving any personal injury claim.  The British Columbia personal injury lawyers and Court of  Appeal in this injury case (Mazur v. Lucas) focused on the important question of whether a medical expert can rely on hearsay evidence, unproven…

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Car Accident Lawyer Wins North Vancouver Injury Claim Despite Minor Nature of the Accident

In this relatively minor personal injury case (Hunter v. Yuan) the claimant, represented by a car accident lawyer, was injured in an accident  at the intersection of Berwicke Street and 3rd in North Vancouver, British Columbia.  The injury claimant was waiting in line to turn left at the intersection and the light changed from green to…

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Car Accident Lawyers in Burnaby, Richmond and Vancouver all Claim Against ICBC

Personal injury lawyers in Burnaby, Richmond and Vancouver all face the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, ICBC, which is a Province wide insurance company when it comes to most car accident injury claims in British Columbia.  The legal power of ICBC is equal in each part of  British Columbia and the laws controlling ICBC are also Province wide.…

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Car Accident Injury Lawyers Can Obtain Compensation For Nervous Shock

In one of the best examples of remote nervous shock   is the case of a Vancouver mother  injured  in a car accident  near Golden, British Columbia while on her way to Banff on a holiday trip with her family and friends. She was in the right rear seat, and her daughter, aged nine, was in the centre of…

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How to Make an Accurate ICBC Claim

No ICBC claimant in British Columbia needs talk to ICBC without first talking to a personal injury lawyer. In my personal injury law firm you will not have to pay our injury lawyers for the initial telephone consultation and you can ask for a free face-to-face legal consultation. The first step in making and ICBC claim is…

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Truck Accident Injury Award Reduced By Judge Despite Lawyer Funded Physiotherapy

March 12, 2012- This injury case was overturned by the BC Court of appeal and is no longer good law. See my personal injury article reviewing the Court of Appeal decision. In this Surrey personal injury lawsuit(Wahl v. Sidhu)  the injury claimant was driving his employer’s 1988 Ford Pickup Truck which was loaded with two large tires…

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ICBC Settlement Offer Rejected due to Bias of the Medical Expert Hired by ICBC Injury Lawyer

In this ICBC settlement injury case ( Jayetileke v. Blake)  the ICBC injury claimant was the victim of a rear end collision. In addition to soft tissue injuries, she began to suffer from vertigo. ICBC admitted fault for the car accident and the  trial was restricted to the assessment of the claimant’ s losses. The injury claimant  was awarded…

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Help Getting Accident Benefits from ICBC for My ICBC Injury Claim

December 3, 2012- Insurance Corporation of British Columbia ( ICBC) injury claim benefits after car accidents must be paid to British Columbians that are insured by ICBC.  Loss of income due to a vehicle injury can entitle you to disability benefits from ICBC regardless of whether you are at fault for the car accident or  employed at the time…

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