Monthly Archives: March 2014

Wes Mussio Featured in Lawyers Weekly

Posted on by Mussio Goodman

As previously discussed, injured claimants must take reasonable steps to restore themselves to their pre-accident condition, which includes following the advice of their doctors. In the trial of Warner v. Cousins, the judge found that the Plaintiff failed to mitigate her damages and reduced the award as a result. The decision was appealed to the Court of […]

Mussio Law Prevents ICBC Doctor Examination of Our Client

Posted on by Mussio Goodman

As previously discussed, there are two ways ICBC can compel an injured claimant to attend an examination by a doctor of ICBC’s choosing. The first is pursuant to a claim for Part VII or “no-fault” benefits, whereby a claimant is receiving reimbursement for treatment expenses or ongoing wage loss, regardless of who was at fault for […]

Mussio Law Wins Third Consecutive WCB Tribunal Decision Against ICBC

Posted on by Mussio Goodman

As previously discussed, when an injured motorist first informs ICBC of the accident, one of the questions they may be asked is whether they were working at the time of the collision. The reason is, if both drivers involved in the accident were “workers” as defined by the Workers Compensation Act, there can be no […]

ICBC Penalized At Trial For Refusing to Accept Our Client’s Settlement Offer

Posted on by Mussio Goodman

As we recently announced, after our client rejected ICBC’s $25,000 offer, we proceeded to trial and were awarded $204,000 in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. With any successful judgment, we were also awarded “costs”, which is essentially an award of additional money to compensate for the work performed over the course of the litigation and, […]

Mussio Law Wins Another WCB Tribunal Decision Against ICBC

Posted on by Mussio Goodman

When an injured motorist first informs ICBC of the accident, one of the questions they may be asked is whether they were working at the time of the collision. This is because, if both drivers were “workers” as defined by the Workers Compensation Act, there can be no injury claim against ICBC; rather, any compensation […]