Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – ICBC Liable for Window Washer’s Brain Injury Caused by a Reversing Car

In Geddert v. Stokes 2021 BCSC 656, the injured claimant, a window washer, was injured when his ladder was struck by a reversing car.  At the time, he was washing the outside windows above a garage door at a condominium development. The trial judge dismissed ICBC’s arguments that others were liable for the accident finding…

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Vancouver Assault Lawyer – $226,000.00 Awarded to Security Guard Assaulted by Private School Teacher

In previous blog posts, we discussed recent cases where damages were awarded for assault injuries. In Thomson v. Fraser 2021 BCSC 541, the injured claimant was a 21 year-old security guard at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver.  The defendant was a private school teacher at the prestigious Shawnigan Lake School on Vancouver Island.  Before the…

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ICBC Settlements 2021 for Personal Injury

How much ICBC pays for injury claims will plummet after May, 2021. Most will not have lawyers. ICBC settlements in 2021 will be unlike any other year in our history. Car accident injury claimants after May 1, 2021 will no longer be given compensation for loss of enjoyment of life. Let’s explain ICBC settlements for…

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Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – ICBC Hired Expert Rejected at Trial for Faulty Research

As discussed in a prior blog post, ICBC medical experts who are hired to provide opinions are required to be impartial, independent and absent of bias.  Furthermore, all medical experts are to disclose all facts, assumptions and research as part of their expert file which formed the basis of their opinion. In Barn v. Bird…

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ICBC Minor Injury Tribunal Found to be Illegal

The Attorney General David Eby’s scheme to have ICBC injury claims decided by an appointed tribunal is unconstitutional, says Judge Hinkson. Specifically, the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) does not have the power to (1) label ICBC claimants as having “minor injury”, nor do they have the power to (2) decide on liability and damages for…

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Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – Another Trial Win Against ICBC for Holness and Small Law Group

Previously in the last few months, we announced 2 trial wins against ICBC on behalf of our clients. We are very pleased and proud to announce another win for our client at trial against ICBC. Our client was 31 years-old who suffered chronic soft tissue injuries and depression as a result of 2 motor vehicle…

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Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – $200,000.00 for Chronic and Severe PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Post traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, is a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. When some people suffer from PTSD, it can be extremely disabling to…

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Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – The Importance of Credibility to an ICBC Claim

At issue in every ICBC claim is the nature and the extent of the injured claimant’s injuries caused by the motor vehicle accident and the effect they have had and will have on his/her function.  The injured claimant has the burden of proving not only the injuries, but also whether the motor vehicle accident was…

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Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – $150,000.00 for Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome

In Jones v. Rossner 2020 BCSC 2056, the 42 year-old female injured claimant suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident when the vehicle she was driving was rear-ended without any prior warning.  Before the collision, she was in good health both physically and emotionally.  She regularly attended the gym and worked with a personal trainer. …

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Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – Another Trial Win Against ICBC for Holness and Small Law Group

Earlier this year, we announced a noteworthy trial win against ICBC by Holness and Small Law Group. We are extremely pleased and proud to announce another recent trial win against ICBC for our client. Our 35 year-old client suffered significant life altering injuries in a high speed rear-end motor vehicle accident which occurred in August…

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