Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – ICBC Punished for Reprehensible Conduct at Trial

In Zhang v. 328633 BC Ltd. 2020 BCSC 1521, the injured claimant sought damages for injuries she suffered in 2 motor vehicle accidents.  In the first motor vehicle accident, she was rear-ended and ICBC admitted fault.  In the second motor vehicle accident, she was a passenger in a transit bus.  An unidentified driver tried to…

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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 ICBC Lawyer – ICBC Hired Expert Rejected at Trial (AGAIN) for Faulty and Baseless Opinion

As discussed in prior blog posts, ICBC medical experts who are hired to provide opinions are required to be impartial, independent and absent of bias. If this does not occur, then the court may refuse to take into consideration the opinion of the ICBC expert because it is considered faulty or unreliable. In Davidson v.…

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Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – Who is at Fault for an Inevitable Motor Vehicle Accident?

To determine if you are entitled to compensation from ICBC for injuries suffered in a motor vehicle, the first step is to identify who was liable or at fault for the collision.  This is known as liability.  Determining who was at fault for the accident is important because a claim for compensation is based in…

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Vancouver ICBC Lawyer – VPD Officer’s Credibility Questioned at Trial

In a recent blog post, we discussed the impact an injured claimant’s lack of credibility had in the dismissal of his ICBC hit and run claim at trial.  Jacqueline Small, a partner with Holness and Small Law Group, was interviewed by Canadian Magazine on this ICBC credibility case. Credibility is always a paramount consideration in all…

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Jacqueline Small Interviewed Again by Canadian Lawyer Magazine – ICBC Hit & Run Claim and Credibility

We are pleased to announce that Jacqueline Small, partner with our firm, was recently interviewed again by Canadian Lawyer Magazine about an ICBC hit and run case which was dismissed at trial. Ms. Small wrote a blog article on this ICBC hit and run case where the injured claimant’s credibility was a key factor in…

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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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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 – Pedestrian Hit in a Crosswalk Found 25% at Fault

Parmar v. Rink 2019 BCSC 1626 is a pedestrian crosswalk case. In this case, the motor vehicle accident occurred in a marked crosswalk in a rural area. The injured claimant, who was wearing dark clothing, was walking with her two children.  It was the early evening and it was dark out.  The roads were wet…

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Jacqueline Small Interviewed by Canadian Lawyer Magazine

We are pleased to announce that Jacqueline Small, partner with our firm, was recently interviewed by Canadian Lawyer Magazine about an ICBC case involving an injured claimant who suffered severe PTSD. Ms. Small originally wrote a blog article on this ICBC PTSD claim which proceeded to trial.  In that ICBC case, the injured claimant was…

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