CBM Lawyers Blog

5 Things to do Immediately After a Car Accident

Accidents have a way of catching you off guard and a car accident can be especially distressing. It’s in these times, when our focus is scattered, that important basics of what to do in the event of a collision are forgotten. For that reason, I’m emphasizing the top five things to do immediately following a car accident and how you can best protect yourself in these difficult scenarios.

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CBM Raises Concerns Over New Legislation Regarding Personal Injury in Auto Collisions

New provincial legislation regarding personal injury sustained in auto collisions is set to impact the lives of thousands of B.C. residents next April. A compensation cap for pain and suffering will adjust to just $5,500 for minor injuries. Despite the inclusion of several substantial conditions that classify as “minor”, ICBC will be able to disagree with your physician’s assessment of injuries.













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3 Common Legal Mistakes Small Businesses Make

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce estimates that there are approximately 1.3 million small businesses in Canada. As the true engine of our economy, I’ve chosen to highlight the top three common legal mistakes that small businesses make and how they can be avoided.

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How Will ICBC’s New Rules On PI Caps Affect Me?

The bottom line is that ICBC will be tightening the purse strings wherever it can, including (we can assume) on claims outside of this new cap.  The best way to protect yourself under this new system is to have your injury assessed by your doctor and to meet with a lawyer if your claim is either a “major” injury or might end up to be a major injury due to the duration of treatments needed.


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