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Honesty & your ICBC claim

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

“Bold faced lie!” exclaimed my daughter, Cassidy, during a game of One Night Ultimate Werewolf.  Lying is a feature of the game, where player identities are secret and clues are gathered before an execution.  Townsfolk struggle to identify and execute

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Two cones of silence had to be removed for us to hear Jody Wilson-Raybould’s testimony.  As Minister of Justice, cabinet privilege silenced her communications with cabinet colleagues. As Attorney General, she was the Government’s lawyer and bound by solicitor-client privilege.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Does your ICBC policy give you an iron clad guarantee of insurance protection?  No. There are ways you can forfeit that protection, leaving you to face the same crippling financial consequences as if your vehicle had not been insured at

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

My advice is to collect whatever reimbursement is available from your extended medical plan. And then at the end of your claim, ensure ICBC reimburses every dollar of your expenses, disregarding what your plan might have reimbursed.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Honesty is not enough. I wrote last week about credibility being “everything” in a personal injury claim. And that being scrupulously honest is critical. But even scrupulous honesty is not enough. Imperfect memories can result in scrupulously honest people getting

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Credibility is important in our world. But in a personal injury claim, it is everything. The credibility I’m talking about shouldn’t be confused with the reputation you might have built over time in your spheres of influence. An excellent reputation in your

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

“You’ve made your bed” is a saying fitting of some injury victims who have made it next to impossible to achieve justice. According to one internet source, the saying first appeared in a late 1500s Middle French proverb “comme on

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

For more significant injuries, with correspondingly significant losses, there is a legal obligation that puts injured victims on the defensive. It’s called “mitigation.”An injured victim has a legal obligation to take all reasonable measures to keep their losses to a