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ICBC Claim – Negotiations

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Crash victims who were not at fault in a crash can include the expense for medical cannabis in their claim for fair compensation against the at fault driver, which is usually a claim against their insurance company ICBC.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

This is a sequel to my last column about how judges arrive at the truth. I had shared judicial commentary from a case decided by our Court of Appeal in 1952 and promised to share additional wisdom from much more

  • 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,

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,

Have you seen ICBC’s pitch to the B.C. Utilities Commission in support of their latest rate increase request? They point to an increase of injured victims hiring lawyers as one of the reasons for the increase. They commit to combat

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Is it cheating for an insurance adjuster to mislead you, or is deception fair game in a negotiation?  This is the third in a series of columns dedicated to the exposure of insurance adjuster deception. This time, my focus is

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

This is the second column of a series I am writing to expose common arguments that some insurance adjusters make that are so lacking a foundation in logic, science and law that I consider them an attempt at cheating. This

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Negotiating an injury claim directly with an insurance adjuster can feel intimidating. It should. You are facing a seasoned fencer, the likes of Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride who dedicated his life to the study of fencing so as

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,
Shocking ICBC Claim Guideline

I’ve given the same ICBC claim advice over and over, consultation after consultation, for years.  I have joked about creating a series of videos so that I could just press “play”.  Perhaps that’s not such a bad idea! Injured victims