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

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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.

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BC drivers involved in motor vehicle accident will likely have insurance coverage through ICBC for repairs to their vehicle.

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Six Answers To This Vitally Important Question In 1974, the government created ICBC – the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia – to make sure every driver in the province is protected by basic auto insurance. This not only protected the driver, it also protected passengers and the public. If anyone was injured in an accident, they could make a claim to ICBC to have medical expenses, loss of income and other financial impacts covered. Before ICBC, injured people could be holding the bag for all their expenses and losses if the driver at fault had no insurance…MORE

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Travel insurance is a must. It cannot be overstated.

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If you are handling your own ICBC injury claim you may be in the position where ICBC has made you a settlement offer. The question is should you accept?

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You can probably recall a time where you were waiting to turn left, across oncoming traffic, to either enter a parking lot or another street. Sometimes, your view is obstructed and another motorist “waves” or “gestures” for you to go ahead. The Courts have been clear…MORE

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Day light savings has come and gone, and we are now subject to shorter days and longer nights. It is around this time of year that we see an increased number of pedestrians struck by vehicles. It is a common misconception that when a car strikes a pedestrian and causes injury, that the driver of the car is automatically at fault – beware because this is not always the case!

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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 limitations. ICBC has tips on their website on driving in poor conditions. If you must drive in winter conditions, you should consider their advice:

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If you are injured in a car accident in British Columbia then you are entitled to certain benefits regardless of whether you were at fault for the accident or not.   These benefits, called “No-Fault Benefits” or “Part 7 Benefits”, generally cover your medical and rehabilitation costs as well as lost wages.  They are limited, however, and ICBC will not always pay what they are required to without a fight.  You should talk to a personal injury lawyer to make sure you know what is how to apply for No-Fault Benefits and what those benefits cover.

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In the British Columbia courts, a person’s last will can be contested under the Wills Variation Act. Wills variation claims arise when a child or spouse feels they have not been adequately provided for within a will or when there is another dispute over the fair dispersal of an estate.

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