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.

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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Settle My Injury Claim on My Own

As a personal injury lawyer in British Columbia I have been asked many times from injury claimants whether it’s worth it to hire a lawyer for their injury claim.  Most of these claimants are fighting with ICBC or another insurance company due to a car accident, slip and fall or other injury and believe they…

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Personal Injury Claim for Emotional Distress Rejected After Valet Parker damages a $200,000 Car

This claim for emotional distress (Signorello v. Khan)began when the claimant drove his Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Convertible, worth $210,094.36, to Vancouver Airport to leave on a business trip.  As the court stated, “the car was in pristine condition with 21,000 km on the odometer when he turned it over to Gateway Valet Service, operated by…Imperial Parking Canada…

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Personal Injury lawyers Hired by Bus Drivers in BC can Argue Discrimination over the Company’s Attendance Management Program

Personal injury lawyers representing bus driver’s injured in car accidents resulting in chronic illnesses celebrated a victory in this Court of Appeal case (Coast Mountain Bus Company Ltd. v. National Automobile, Aerospace, Transportation and General Workers of Canada (CAW-Canada), Local 111).

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Where to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer in British Columbia

If have been injured in a car accident in British Columbia and you are reading this post you have already found a personal injury law firm!  At best, most personal injury claimants have never had the need to hire a lawyer and often have little understanding about how to hire a lawyer. I have discussed…

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