Personal injury law, also known as tort law, is in place especially to ensure safety and justice for those who have had damage inflicted on them by others. The law offers protection to victims by ensuring they get just compensation against intentional or unintentional injuries caused due to someone else’s fault. However, personal injury law … Read more 13 Different Types of Personal Injury Lawyers
The type of vehicle you have dictates what type of mechanic you need. These days, there are many different mechanic specialties. I know 3 heavy duty mechanics. I also have a friend who is a heavy duty mechanic who exclusively works on cranes (and yes, he’s very, very busy). Whether you’re researching the different types … Read more 16 Different Types of Mechanics for All Types of Motorized Vehicles and Equipment
Just because a lawyer has a law degree doesn’t mean they’re the best lawyer for your injury case. Depending on the seriousness of your case, there is some information you should get as well as understand before hiring an attorney. Here’s some key information for you to ask a lawyer as well as to understand … Read more 17 Things to Know Before Hiring a Personal Injury lawyer
If you’ve recently been in a debilitating car accident, the last thing on your mind is filing a disability claim. But, filing your claim is a highly important step to making sure your rights are protected as you begin your road to recovery. On the bright side, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide which will … Read more How to Initiate a Disability Claim in BC After Car Accident
Drowsy driving is an official term. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is defined as driving a motor vehicle when you’re sleepy or fatigued. Although it may not sound so scary, drowsy driving a major problem in the U.S. As early as 1972, the National Transportation Safety Board issued a … Read more The Devastating Impact of Driving While Fatigued
There’s a reason that football players huddle, practice, train and plan. Working as a team requires preparation and trust that can only be achieved by spending time together. According to an American Academy of Family Physicians article, staff retreats can help you concentrate on maintaining an efficient work environment. Team-building excursions allow people with different … Read more Avoiding Injuries on Team Building Days: A Guide for HR Professionals
Vehicle and motorcycle drivers understand that there are certain rules that make things safer for everyone on the roads. However, they may not know that there are specific guidelines for dealing with cyclists. Likewise, riders must obey certain traffic laws to keep things safe for themselves and motorists. However, you don’t need a license to … Read more An Essential Cyclist Safety Guide for Riders and Motorists
Currently, there’s a whiplash grading system that’s used by personal injury lawyers who help whiplash victims, ICBC, medical doctors and often relied upon by the BC courts to assess whiplash severity from a car accident. All about the Whiplash Grading System After a car accident, people can walk away with a number of injuries, but … Read more How Car Accident Whiplash Injuries Are Assessed
Short answers: You must report your claim. You can do so via dial-a-claim. But you do not have to speak with a bodily injury adjuster. If you are even thinking about hiring a lawyer, put off meeting with an adjuster until you speak with a lawyer. If you are not going to hire a … Read more Do You Have to Talk to ICBC? Should You?
Where can you turn for financial assistance if you or someone you love requires substantial medical care after a car accident? Medical care is expensive for everyone, but for the accident victim it can be overwhelming. You need to be informed on the most common types of treatment and fundraising options to cover those treatments. … Read more Where Can You Get Money for Treatment After a Car Accident?
Fortunately in British Columbia, if you have ICBC coverage, you have wage loss benefits available to you. The downside is that these benefits may not fully replace your income when you need it. In many cases, full wage loss is not reimbursed until a personal injury claim is resolved, which can take years. You do … Read more ICBC Wage Loss Benefits and Other Sources of Income if You Can’t Work After a Car Accident
When advancing a personal injury claim in British Columbia, the evidence (i.e. what they know about your pain and suffering) of your loved ones and friends is quite important. What do your colleagues know about your injuries? Did your family members help you recover from surgery or transport you to and from therapy sessions? It … Read more Don’t Suffer in Silence … Besides Your Loved Ones and Friends Are Important to Your Case
When vehicles collide, cameras come out of hiding. It is essential to document the location of the accident, the position of vehicles, the damage to your vehicle and other property, and the injuries you sustained from the accident. Not all injuries will be visible from the outside of your body, but it is important to … Read more Car Accident Paparazzi – The Value of Pictures and Video
You Were Hurt In a Car Accident – Now What? If you follow no other rule after a getting hurt in a car accident, follow this one: visit your doctor for all injuries, big and small. Time does not always heal all wounds, and what starts outs as a minor problem can easily become a … Read more Get Medical Help After Getting Hurt in a Car Accident
Drivers have a duty of care to passengers and children…. This not only means driving with due care and attention to what is going on outside of the vehicle, but also what is going on inside the vehicle. Drivers across Canada are obligated to ensure that children under 16 wear their seatbelts even if they … Read more All About Children Personal Injury Claims from Car Accidents in BC