In a personal injury case, the court requires medical evidence to determine the extent of a claimant’s injuries. To this end, it is common for both ICBC and the claimant to hire independent medical experts to assess the claimant’s injuries. When considering the medical opinions of these experts, the court has a key requirement: objectivity. […]
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Before April 1, 2019, an injured person had options, now they have less clinics available to help them On April 1, 2019 the new NDP legislative regime designed to save ICBC money kicked in. The scheme was purported by the Attorney General David Eby to “provide enhanced care for people injured in crashes” by increasing […]
ICBC is entitled to have a jury hear his or her case as of right. However, there are times when it is unfair to the injured party to have a jury decide their case because it is too complicated for the jury to understand. In these circumstances the injured party can apply to the court […]
As discussed on our website, many personal injury lawyers supplement their practice by acting for ICBC as well. The result is a potential conflict, and clients may be left wondering whether their lawyer avoided a fight out of fear of losing ICBC’s business on other files. Wes Mussio was recently asked to expand on this […]
Goodman Law is pleased to announce our recent success in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, in which we defended our client’s interests by preventing a medical assessment (IME) by an orthopedic surgeon chosen by ICBC. IMEs are often obtained by both the claimant and ICBC during the litigation process, the purpose of which is to […]
Goodman Law is pleased to announce Associate Counsel Fred Sierecki’s success after a three week trial in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. In Raptis v. Chalabiani, 2017 BCSC 1548, the Court awarded the Plaintiff $584,560 for injuries sustained in a December 2009 motor vehicle accident, which substantially exceeded ICBC’s final offer of $364,243 before trial. […]