Our client was severely injured while travelling in the United States. Despite having travel insurance at the time of her injury, the insurer refused to cover her medical costs and extended stay. Faced with the prospect of having to pay over US$50,000 in medical fees, our client sought the help of DBM Law. Our experienced … Continued
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The Supreme Court of BC recently awarded our client more than $1.5 million in a personal injury case against ICBC. Our client, a former Vancouver fire captain, was severely injured when he was involved in a rear-end motor vehicle accident in July 2015. The accident substantially affected our client’s livelihood, and his injuries forced him … Continued
Introduction In 2020, the BC Government introduced new legislation to save costs on car accidents’ personal injury claims. The law limited the number of expert witnesses to just three, and $3,000.00 was the highest amount an unsuccessful party could recover for the cost of an expert report. In a further effort to limit expenses, the … Continued
If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, caused by an individual who has limited or no insurance, or involved in a hit-and-run where you cannot find the driver, British Columbia has a statutory program put in place which allows for the compensation to be awarded regardless of no insurance or limited insurance. Section … Continued
It is that time of year again. Snow is in the forecast for the Tri-Cities and the Greater Vancouver Area, and for the next few months all of B.C will be facing whatever winter throws at us. In winter conditions, it is important for you to drive safely and know both you and your vehicles … Continued
Owner/Occupier Duty of Care – Part 1 If you have been injured in a slip and fall or trip on property, you may be entitled to compensation from the owner, occupier, or contractor responsible for the property. At common law, a person has a duty to take reasonable care for their own safety, to keep … Continued
Even though your case won’t be affected, I want you to know about the changes to ICBC coverages effective April 1st 2019. 1. The maximum compensation allowed for a pain and suffering award will be reduced from $370,000 to $5500, unless an innocent accident victim can prove the injury is “major or catastrophic”. A “minor” … Continued
Did you have an accident while away from home? Knowing the difference between travel and liability insurance What you need to do now What you need to know if you have been injured while travelling It’s not pleasant to think about personal injuries when we are about to embark on a fun getaway, but accidents … Continued
Understanding Owner Liability for a Dog Bite Dog bites and attacks are thankfully rare. However, when they do happen they can result in serious injury and disability for the victim, and serious consequences for the dog and their owner. If you are attacked by a dog, is anyone liable? In Canada, our courts apply the … Continued
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