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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Mussio Goodman hopes to provide helpful tips to those who are dealing with ICBC or their estate litigation claims. Mussio Goodman is always available to help directly with a call to one of our office locations.
Mussio Goodman’s latest case Webber v. Sullivan, 2019 BCSC 1522 involved a deceased mother who disinherited her two daughters in favor of her two sons. The will left the entire estate to one of the sons, the other having been provided for with a substantial gift before the mother passed away. The estate was valued […]
There is a lot of confusion with the adjusters about how part VIIs work post April 1, 2019. There are three points: Under Part VII, ICBC will only compensate treatment expenses incurred after April 1, 2019 at “prescribed rates”, regardless of when the accident occurred; The requirement to furnish ICBC with receipts within 60 days […]
Mussio Goodman’s new Podcast, The Briefing, Talks About the Legal Issues Affecting You in B.C. In this episode, Wes Mussio explains what happens if the ICBC categorizes your injury from an accident as a “minor injury.” This podcast gives advice and explanation in civil legal cases within British Columbia, Canada. Presented by Mussio Goodman and […]
Before April 1, ICBC let injured people have options, now they do not 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 the amount ICBC pays […]
In a recent court decision, Mussio Goodman ensured that their client will have a fair trial 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 […]