Category Archives: ICBC News

Mussio Goodman hopes to provide you with the latest news and articles on and about ICBC that are related to our firm. These articles could include settlements, lawsuits or general changes to the ICBC process or policies.

Court Awards Our Client Almost Triple What ICBC Offered Before Trial

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Mussio Goodman is pleased to announce Associate Lawyer Thomas O’Mahony’s success for his client after a 5 day trial in BC Supreme Court. In Tompkins v Meisters, 2021 BCSC 2080 the Court awarded approx. $710,000 for soft tissue injuries sustained in a June 2017 accident, close to triple what ICBC offered prior to trial. The […]

Mussio Goodman Successfully Defends ICBC Appeal of Our Client’s $1.5M Award

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Mussio Goodman lawyers Eric Goodman and Thomas O’Mahony successfully defended an ICBC appeal of our client’s $1,542,866 award for future loss of earnings. In the original decision McColl v Sullivan, 2020 BCSC 137, the judge agreed with our submissions that the female plaintiff’s future loss of earnings should be calculated using male labour market statistics. […]

Mussio Goodman Goes 4 for 4 at Trial in One Month: Court Awards Our Client Four Times ICBC’s Final Offer

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It seems clear to us that ICBC’s recent litigation strategy is to offer far less than what claims are worth, with the expectation that injured victims will feel pressured into settling rather than go to trial. Perhaps this works with some claimants, but at Mussio Goodman, we encourage our clients to fight for what’s fair, […]

Court Awards Our Client $753,726, Five Times More Than ICBC’s Offer Before Trial

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Mussio Goodman is pleased to announce Associate Lawyers Thomas O’Mahony and Karol Suprynowicz’s success after a two week trial in BC Supreme Court. In Morgan v Ziggiotti, 2021 BCSC 106 the Court awarded $753,726 for injuries sustained in a December 2016 motor vehicle accident, more than five times ICBC’s final offer prior to trial. The […]

The NDP Government is Attempting to Help ICBC by Limiting Expert Reports and the Amount Paid by ICBC for Disbursements

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On February 11, 2019, the NDP, through the Attorney General (David Eby), unilaterally changed the Rules of Court without the usual consultation with the Rules of Court Committee, a committee which is made up of lawyers and judges jointly appointed by the Chief Justice and David Eby. They did not consult the TLABC (Trial Lawyers […]