If I settle early and I have continuing problems can I go back to ICBC?

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

No. Once you settle with ICBC and have signed a release for your personal injury, you are not entitled to go back and claim additional compensation. Even where your injuries are worse than you originally anticipated and your recovery extends beyond what you, your doctor and your treatment providers had thought, if you have signed a release and accepted settlement funds from ICBC than you are not able to seek additional compensation.

To understand your rights, it is essential that you speak to a lawyer prior to making any decision with regard to ICBC.

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.

How long will this take?

The length of time your claim will take depends primarily on your medical recovery. You should not settle before you have completely recovered and returned to you pre-accident work or your doctor has given you a definitive prognosis for the future. You are entitled to...

Will ICBC do any investigation that I am not aware of?

Yes. The ICBC adjusters have an obligation to investigate the claim and assess an opinion on both fault for the accident and the value of your claim from ICBC’s point of view. Remember, the ICBC adjuster is paid by and works for ICBC. You will need an advocate to...

Do I have to go to ICBC’s office?

No. There is nothing that requires you to attend at ICBC. We can attend to completing the various forms that are required and insure that you comply with all of the provisions of the Insurance (Motor Vehicle) Act. Bob Bush and the staff of Bush and Company have been...