Category Archives: Advice

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 […]

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 […]

Injured Client Awarded $683,810 at Trial After Rejecting Final Offer of $280,000

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Mussio Goodman is pleased to announce our success in the British Columbia Supreme Court case of Ackermann v. Pandhar, 2017 BCSC 880. The Court awarded our client $683,810 for injuries sustained in a 2011 motor vehicle accident, which substantially exceeded the insurance company’s final offer of $280,000 before trial. Our client sustained a number of […]

Court Denies ICBC’s Attempted “Fishing Expedition”

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Advancing an ICBC claim for injuries and lost wages requires a claimant to disclose relevant medical and employment records. However, ICBC should not be entitled to a “fishing expedition” by gaining access to a claimant’s entire medical and employment history with the hopes of finding something they can later argue is relevant. As a firm […]

Mussio Goodman Obtains Court Costs For Client After Successful Verdict at Trial

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In what may be the final instalment of the Sharma estate litigation matter, Wes Mussio and Anthony Eden recently appeared before Madame Justice Griffin to argue our clients’ entitlement to costs in the recent successful decision. In the trial decision, which can be found here, Madame Justice Griffin ordered a variation of the Deceased’s will […]