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"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.  

The Impact of Social Media on a Personal Injury Claim

Having now been involved in our new website, as well as the associated Facebook page and Twitter account, I have been reminded of the potential for social media to negatively impact a plaintiff's personal injury action.

Double Costs No Longer a Threat if a Plaintiff Fails to Beat a Defendant's Offer at Trial

The BC Court of Appeal's recent decision of C.P. v. RBC Life Insurance Company, 2015 BCCA 30, has put an end to the risk of 'double costs' being awarded to a defendant, such as ICBC, when a plaintiff fails to beat the defendant's offer at trial.

Top 10 Reasons to Tell the Truth in Your Personal Injury Case

ICBC.jpgWe all know that "honesty is the best policy" in our daily lives.  Unfortunately, some people forget that rule when it comes to their personal injury case where being truthful is just as important.  According to a recent report by ICBC, an estimated 10%-15% of personal injury claims are either fraudulent or exaggerated. Here are the top ten reasons to tell the truth in your personal injury case:

Accident Case Involving Dominatrix Attracts Vancouver Media Attention

A recent personal injury case from Vancouver has been making headlines recently - due primarily to the fact that one of the plaintiffs became a dominatrix subsequent to the accident.

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