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

Posted on by Mussio Goodman

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

Posted on by Mussio Goodman

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 […]

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

Posted on by Mussio Goodman

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.” […]

Mussio Goodman Counsel Fred Sierecki Obtains $584,560 For Client At Trial

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Mussio Goodman is pleased to announce Associate Counsel Fred Sierecki’s success after a three week trial in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. In Raptis v. Chalabiani, 2017 BCSC 1548, the Court awarded the Plaintiff $584,560 for injuries sustained in a December 2009 motor vehicle accident, which substantially exceeded ICBC’s final offer of $364,243 before trial. […]

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

Posted on by Mussio Goodman

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 […]