We continue to represent our existing clients that were injured in motor vehicle accidents prior to May 1, 2021. As of May 1, 2021 ICBC under the NDP government has moved to a no-fault insurance model. Under no-fault insurance, the injured party loses their right to sue for damages. In many cases the injured party not entitled to receive any money from ICBC for their injuries. So generally speaking, you can no longer make an injury claim for your pain and suffering.
If you are injured in an accident after May 1, 2021, you are generally only entitled to get your vehicle repaired, have your treatment expenses paid for by ICBC, and have your wage loss/income loss paid for by ICBC.
If you are injured in an accident, ICBC should pay for your treatments and lost wages. If ICBC is refusing to fund your treatments, or if they are refusing to pay you for your lost income, contact us to discuss your matter.
Death due to the negligence or misconduct of another person or party. Death to a friend or family member can be very tough. We have experience with such cases and we can help you every step of the way.
If you have been assaulted by a Police Officer or Security Guard contact us to discuss your case. We have extensive experience with cases where excessive force is used, or where people have been assaulted by police officers and security guards.
Assaults or injuries from a bar or night club event. Assaults or injuries that may occur at the hands of staff or patrons of the club, we can help.
If you were injured in a slip and fall accident that was not your fault, we have experience with holding the negligent party accountable. Contrct us to discuss your case.
Medical malpractice/ medical negligence occurs when a healthcare professional fails to provide proper medical care. The standard of care is based on the accepted practices within the medical profession.
A simple mistake on the part of a provider does not always mean that you have a malpractice case.
Healthcare providers may be negligent if their actions fail to meet the standards upheld by the medical profession. Cases we have experience with:
Contact us to discuss your case.
If you are injured in an accident the law generally states that ICBC should pay for your treatments and lost wages/lost income. If ICBC is refusing to pay for your treatments, or if they are refusing to pay you for your lost wages/income, contact us to discuss your matter.
After April 1, 2019 ICBC should be fully funding your treatments. You shouldn’t be paying anything out of pocket for treatments. ICBC will only fund and reimburse treatment pursuant to the rates below:
ICBC Treatment Funding Per Session
We recommend finding a treatment provider who charges a maximum of the prescribed amount per session and bills this amount directly to ICBC. If you treat at treatment practitioners who are charging higher rates than the prescribed rates, you will likely not be receiving reimbursement from ICBC for any amount in excess of the prescribed rates.
All receipts for medical treatment, equipment, and other out-of-pocket expenses (including prescriptions, treatment sessions, medical equipment) must be submitted to ICBC within 60 days of the treatment or purchase date or it may not be reimbursed.
ICBC should cover income replacement no matter who is responsible for the crash.
If you’re unable to work due to an injury from a crash, income replacement benefits are based on 90 per cent of your net income, minus any amounts payable from other sources. These benefits can begin eight days after the crash. If your gross yearly earnings are more than $105,500 per year, Income Top-Up coverage is available if you purchase this coverage from your autoplan broker.
You may be entitled to compensation for the following:
We represent clients who have suffered all types of injuries including:
We are a plaintiff only firm, meaning we only represent the injured party and not the insurance company. Our clients retain us through a contingency fee agreement. This means you will not pay any legal fees to us unless we recover money for you. You will not pay us anything out of your own pocket. We get paid a percentage out of the money we recover for you.