Author Archives: Mussio Goodman

Wes Mussio Interviewed on the Importance of Hiring an Injury Lawyer Who Does Not Also Work for ICBC

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As discussed on our website, many personal injury lawyers supplement their practice by acting for ICBC as well. The result is a potential conflict, and clients may be left wondering whether their lawyer avoided a fight out of fear of losing ICBC’s business on other files. Wes Mussio was recently asked to expand on this […]

Mussio Goodman Breaks New Legal Ground With Latest Court Decision

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Mussio Goodman is pleased to announce our success with the judgment of Terezakis v. Ekins, 2018 BCSC 249. This application involved the plaintiff applying for leave under s.151 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act, SBC 2009 c. 13. to secure standing to bring an action on behalf of the Estate of Aikaterini Terezakis, the […]

News 1130 Interviews Eric Goodman on Why Injury Caps Punish Victims Instead of Bad Drivers

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From the article: One of the key things the province is tasking ICBC to do is to, clearly and legally, redefine what a minor injury is. We know it will include things like: sprains, strains, mild whiplash, cuts, bruises, stress and anxiety from a crash but not broken bones, brain injuries or concussions. Vancouver lawyer Eric […]

Court Rejects ICBC’s Application to Assess Our Client By ICBC Doctor

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Mussio Goodman is pleased to announce our recent success in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, in which we defended our client’s interests by preventing a medical assessment (IME) by an orthopedic surgeon chosen by ICBC. IMEs are often obtained by both the claimant and ICBC during the litigation process, the purpose of which is to have […]

NDP’s Proposed “Injury Caps” and ICBC Doctor Martin Grypma

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Mussio Goodman has written extensively about one of ICBC’s favorite “independent medical examiners” Dr. Grypma here and here. Dr. Grypma’s reports have been rejected by the courts more than a dozen times. Judges have described him as being “deliberately or grossly careless”, “argumentative” and “incorrect”, and his opinions have been disregarded as “ill-considered and superficial.” […]