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Court Awards TTD Benefits to Plaintiff

A new decision was released this week by the British Columbia Supreme Court which deals with the circumstances in which an injured party is entitled to total temporary disability ("TTD") benefits from ICBC following an accident. The decision can be found here: http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/sc/16/14/2016BCSC1432.htm

Punitive Damages Ordered Against ICBC

In what can fairly be called a scathing decision, Madam Justice Griffin of the British Columbia Supreme Court released Reasons for Judgment today in a matter brought against ICBC.  In the case, Madam Justice Griffin was very critical of a series of steps taken by ICBC, particularly some employees within the SIU (Special Investigations Unit) Department.

"Fraudsters" and ICBC

An interesting article was published by The Province this week suggesting that ICBC is using social media to "sniff out" insurance fraud braggarts. I have written in the past about the potential pitfalls of social media with respect to a personal injury claim.  

Pedestrian and Cycling Accidents: What you Need to Know about Your ICBC No-Fault Insurance Benefits

Summertime gets us all out of doors and enjoying the fine weather. We're walking, running, biking, rollerblading and even skateboarding on the streets where we normally would drive. Inevitably, there will be collisions with motor vehicles. Sadly, there will be injuries. But did you know that the same no-fault insurance benefits available through ICBC to drivers when they are injured in motor vehicle accidents are also available to pedestrians, cyclists, and other non-vehicular users of the road? 

ICBC Launches Pedestrian Focused Campaign

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), police forces and the B.C. government recently launched a month-long campaign focusing on the failure to yield and other high-risk driving behaviour. Their aim is to reduce the number of motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians.

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