How long do I have?

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

Normally in British Columbia you must commence your accident within two years from the date of the motor vehicle accident. The time is much shorter if you are suing a municipality or an unidentified driver. In addition, you must provide a statement within 30 days of the accident and complete an Accident Benefit Claim form within 90 days of the accident. These are normally tasks we can do on your behalf.

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...