Who is entitled to make a claim for compensation in British Columbia?

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

Anyone who has been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident may have an ICBC injury claim. This includes pedestrians and cyclists who are injured in car accidents as well as any passengers or drivers. In the case of a death, family members may also have a claim.

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.

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...

How long do I have?

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...

What if I am partially at fault for the accident?

Even if you are partially at fault for the accident you can still recover compensation from the other driver. The amount of the compensation will be reduced by what is called "contributory negligence". Bob Bush and the staff of Bush and Company have been helping...