Month: April 2017

BC Vehicle Insurance System

With the upcoming election, there have been discussions about the possibility of changes to the way our automobile insurance works. In particular, you may have heard the discussions about a “no fault” insurance system. Currently, we have what is known as a “pure tort system”, which means that you, if injured by someone driving a …

Fatal Accident Claims – Flaws in Compensation

There remains an ongoing debate amongst those in the legal and insurance profession of the adequacy of compensation when someone dies as a result of the negligence of another. Under our current laws, the only individuals who can seek compensation for the death is the spouse, parents, and children. Siblings cannot make a claim. Further, …

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