Do I have to prove that someone else is at fault for the accident?

by | Oct 31, 2018 | F.A.Q. | 0 comments

Yes. To recover the majority of benefits in a law suit you must prove the other party was completely or partially at fault for the accident. If you are completely at fault for the accident you will only be entitled to “no fault” benefits which are extremely limited. To prove fault we will obtain witness statements, photographs of the vehicle and accident scene, police reports and we may require traffic reconstruction experts in complicated cases. It is important to obtain this evidence while memories are still fresh, before vehicles have been fixed, and while the accident scene remains unchanged.

Have you been recently injured?

Bob Bush and the staff of Bush and Company have been helping people who have been injured for twenty years. If you, a friend or family member have been injured in an accident and want a legal team that will represent your interests then Bush & Company can help. We care about you and your family and ensure that you have available to you the best resources in your community to assist in your recovery.

Will ICBC pay me the same amount without a lawyer?

In our experience, ICBC pays more to injured individuals who have hired legal counsel. Your ICBC adjuster may be encouraging you not to seek legal counsel. They do this because it generally saves them money. Any money they save, however, comes at your expense. Bob...

Does ICBC have to pay me additional money if I retain a lawyer?

Yes. If you retain a lawyer you are entitled to taxable costs and disbursements to offset a portion of your legal fees. These do not completely cover your lawyer’s costs but are designed to reimburse you for 30% to 50% of your actual legal bill. These taxable costs...