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Find an ICBC Personal Injury Lawyer in Surrey British Columbia

As a personal injury lawyer in British Columbia since 1995 representing ICBC claimants,  I have had many clients that live in Surrey even though my law firm  is based in Vancouver right across from the courthouse. Surrey British Columbia is one of the fastest growing areas in Canada and car accidents are a daily reality. Personal injury…

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Help with My ICBC Personal Injury Claim

As a personal injury lawyer in British Columbia  for over 20 years  I have talked to many injured people that think their injury claim is worth more than what can be proven.  Car accident injury lawyers can be very helpful in ensuring that you have the evidence to prove your injury. However, without an  injury lawyer on…

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Injury Claimant With Minor Injury Lasting Less Than 6 Months gets Low Award

Brar v. Kaur, 2010 BCSC 1220 September 2, 2010-  In this Personal injury case the injury lawyer proved that the claimant was rear ended and his car  sustained rear end damage of $568.67.  The other driver admitted fault and the judge was asked to decide the case based only on affidavits.  Neither the injury claimant or…

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ICBC and Court refuses to let Injury Claimant Sever Lawsuit Issues in Her Claim against her Daughter

Cayou v. Cayou,2010 BCSC 1224 September 1, 2010- This ICBC injury claim originates in an intersection car accident in British Columbia .  The injury claimant mother was the front seat passenger  in her own car which was driven by her daughter. The mother was injured in the accident and sued her daughter but the problem was that she let her daughter…

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Personal Injury Claim for Housekeeping, Yard and Home Maintenance Assistance Accepted by the Court

Ward v. Klaus,2010 BCSC 1211 August 31, 2010- There was no settlement with ICBC on this relatively uncontentious rear end injury claim. The injury claimant was injured in a car accident at the parking lot of Evans Elementary School in Chilliwack, British Columbia.  The injury claimant  was driving a  Pontiac Sunbird when it was hit from…

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Some Personal Injury Law Firms Working for ICBC also Represent Injury Claimants

August 30, 2010-  Did you know that ICBC requires their lawyers to enter into a written agreement which prevents the lawyer from  taking car accident cases against ICBC that allege bad faith or seek a money award to punish bad behaviour? Even the top or what some call the best personal injury lawyers in British Columbia cannot take…

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Personal Injury Lawyer Not Permitted to Guide Jury on the Value of the Claim for Pain and Suffering

This is a good opportunity to review some basics on how your ICBC personal injury claim may be presented in front of a jury.  In British Columbia any party to a lawsuit involving personal injuries can ask the court for a jury.  A jury can be refused if the court thinks that the case is…

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The Top Personal Injury Lawyers In British Columbia Have a few Things in Common

September 3, 2015- As a lawyer practicing exclusively in personal injury law  and only representing injury victims for more than 20 years I have seen a lot of people without lawyers ruin very good cases.  It is therefore extremely important to get yourself a good lawyer as early as possible.  Personal injury lawsuits and ICBC injury claims can become…

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Judge Rejects ICBC’s Argument that an Innocent Pregnant Injury Claimant was at Fault for Trying to Work

Grewal-Cheema v. Tassone, 2010 BCSC 1182 August 25, 2010-  The claimant was injuried when she was waiting in traffic and suddenly rear ended.  The other driver admitted fault but ICBC  denied the injury claimant suffered  injury.  The injury claimant was pregnant and  her maternity leave ended about one year after her injury.   She then took voluntary unpaid leave as she…

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Motorcylist Injuried but No Contact with the Other Vehicle- Injury Claim Dismissed

Tierney v. GMAC Leaseco Corporation, 2010 BCSC 1179 August 24, 2010- This rather unusual “no car accident” accident involved a personal injury claimant that fell from his motorcycle when attempting to avoid another vehicle. The injury claimant foolishly set out without a helmet.  The injury claimant was driving  a 1983 Yamaha 750 motorcycle and was only…

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