In a personal injury case, the court requires medical evidence to determine the extent of a claimant’s injuries. To this end, it is common for both ICBC and the claimant to hire independent medical experts to assess the claimant’s injuries. When considering the medical opinions of these experts, the court has a key requirement: objectivity. […]
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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.
Wes Mussio, Managing Partner of Mussio Goodman Injury Lawyers has written a new version of the book titled “What ICBC Doesn’t Want You to Know”. The book series has over 50,000 copies in circulation and the latest version is sure to be even more popular than the others. After recently being featured in the Vancouver Sun and […]
Mussio Goodman lawyer featured in national magazine publication, Canadian Lawyer Magazine With the introduction of a restrictive no-fault system by ICBC for accidents on or after April 1, 2019, if ICBC has their way and categorizes most claims as “minor injuries”, ICBC will be able to avoid paying much of any compensation to injured victims […]
Before April 1, ICBC let injured people have options, now they do not On April 1, 2019 the new NDP legislative regime designed to save ICBC money kicked in. The scheme was purported by the Attorney General David Eby to “provide enhanced care for people injured in crashes” by increasing the amount ICBC pays […]
The NDP government says it’s trying to cut costs at ICBC, then why are they increasing their costs instead? On March 29, 2019, the NDP government passed an Order in Council eliminating the two-year limitation period to submit medical expense receipts to ICBC for coverage under part seven benefits. Instead, they shorted the limitation period […]
In a recent court decision, Mussio Goodman ensured that their client will have a fair trial ICBC is entitled to have a jury hear his or her case as of right. However, there are times when it is unfair to the injured party to have a jury decide their case because it is too complicated […]