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Injury Claimant Awarded $5.9 Million for Dance Club Injury-ICBC Only has to pay $10,000.00

Danicek v. Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang, 2010 BCSC 1111 August 13, 2010- In this case the injury claimant was a lawyer  involved in two accidents, a fall in a Vancouver nightclub, Bar None, and a motor vehicle accident that occurred one year later . The court found that the claimant suffered a mild traumatic brain…

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Finding a Personal Injury Lawyer In British Columbia

Finding a personal injury lawyer in British Columbia can be confusing as their are so many directories and sites that just list car accident lawyers.  These directory sites do not vouch for the skills of the lawyer.  British Columbia Lawyers all have to have a licence to Practice law in the Province, that’s a starting…

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Injury Claimants’ ICBC Statement Not Inconsistent With Her Trial Testimony

Jones v. Ma, 2010 BCSC 1125  August 11, 2010- The motor vehicle accident that is the subject of this personal injury claim  occurred on Clarke Street in Port Moody, British Columbia. At that location, Clarke Street has two westbound lanes of traffic separated from the single eastbound lane by a double solid yellow line.  Just prior to the…

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ICBC Not Entitled to Double Court Costs Against Unsuccessful Injury Claimant

Mudry v. Minhas, 2010 BCSC 1110 August 10, 2010-  This ICBC personal injury case involves an injury claim arising from a motor vehicle accident.  The Judge decided that the driver being sued was at fault but the Judge dismissed the claim because the evidence showed  that the claimant suffered absolutely no  injury in the car accident. 18 months before…

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Pregnant ICBC Personal Injury Claimant Entitled to Award for Pain and Suffering

A pregnant car accident claimant can  experience severe upset regarding the potential effects of the accident on her unborn child and the effects of her physical injuries on her ability to carry her child to term. The ICBC injury claimant’s treatment can also be complicated by her pregnancy and the subsequent birth. ICBC and other insurance…

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Finding a Lawyer for my ICBC Injury Claim

When hiring a lawyer most people injured in a car accident are looking for the best personal injury lawyer in town when they call my personal injury law office.  I understand that sentiment because when I need a professional I always  expect to hire the best.  However, what does best personal injury lawyer really mean?  Do you…

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Claimant Injured by A Car Trying to avoid a Deer in the Road

Power v. White, 2010 BCSC 1084 August 5, 2010- This injury claim  arising out of a motor vehicle accident that occurred  on the Island Highway on Vancouver island, when the vehicle being driven by the injury claimant was rear-ended by an ICBC insured driver.   The  car accident was created  by  a deer on the highway  which…

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ICBC Forced to Disclose Documents to Injury Claimant

Craig v. Smith, 2010 BCSC 1082 August 3, 2010- ICBC refused to give an injury claimant relevant documents regarding a motor vehicle accident. The personal injury lawyer representing the claimant had been asking ICBC for the documents for over a year.  There were several written demands, a formal application to court and a day of argument, over the…

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ICBC Injury Claimant has Claim dismissed due to 13 Year Delay

Hullenaar v. Wells, 2010 BCSC 1070 August 3, 2010-  ICBC applied  for an order dismissing the injury claim because of the claimant’s delay. The ICBC injury claim arose in November of 1997.  The claimaint  was in his car when he was “boxed in” by two cars being driven by two of the defendants. He says that the other…

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At Fault Driver 100% responsible for aggravations of Claimant’s Injury

Bradley v. Groves, 2010 BCCA 361 July 30th, 2010- as we approach British Columbia Day, a  chance to celebrate our achievements, our Court of Appeal has come out with a law altering decision that will assist injury victims involved in multiple car accidents and ICBC injury claims.  What an injury claim is worth will now have…

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