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Read the latest Car Accident, ICBC Settlement and Personal Injury News by Warnett Hallen – Vancouver’s Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyers.

What Should Be Done After a Hit & Run Accident?

What Should Be Done After a Hit & Run Accident?

The only thing worse than finding yourself in a car accident through no fault of your own is a situation where the other driver speeds off before taking responsibility for their actions. Unfortunately, hit and run car accidents happen every day – especially in major metropolitan areas. After these types of events, it’s natural to feel helpless. Luckily, that

Lane Change Driving Law in BC

Lane Change Driving Law in BC

In British Columbia, it’s not rare to be confused by lane change driving laws. Often, the rules here are extremely contradictory and counter-intuitive. And this can naturally lead to serious accidents and messy legal claims. Moreover, BC citizens can get “caught between the lines” of justice, so to speak. To aid you in avoiding lane

Common Types of Auto Accidents

Common Types of Auto Accidents

The circumstances surrounding two car accidents are never exactly the same. Some common variables include the location, road conditions, damage to vehicles, and injuries sustained. Furthermore, there are many different ways in which accidents can occur. By having a better understanding of the various types of auto accidents and the potential injuries sustained in each,

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Understanding a Pedestrian’s Right of Way at a Crosswalk

Each year, serious injuries and even fatalities occur when pedestrians and motorists fail to understand right-of-way laws. As either a motorist or a pedestrian, it is your responsibility to be aware of and obey right-of-way laws, particularly as they relate to crosswalks. As a driver, having a better understanding of when pedestrians have the legal

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The Truth Behind ICBC Injury Caps

In recent months, ICBC has been discussing the possibility of placing caps on their payouts for personal injuries related to auto vehicle accidents in British Columbia. Specifically, proposed payout caps for “minor injuries” will be $5,500 if this proposal becomes law. These changes are apparently being taken into consideration because of recent financial troubles that

The Benefits of Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer in Vancouver

The Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

When you’re injured in an auto accident in British Columbia, seeking legal recourse typically involves filing an official claim with ICBC. Unfortunately, the process of submitting a claim and reaching a fair settlement with ICBC is notoriously difficult—and things can become even more stressful and confusing when you attempt to go through this process alone.

ICBC to Cap Most Injury Claims at $5500

ICBC to Cap Most Injury Claims at $5500

Like many of you, we have been closely following this week’s news that ICBC wants to impose “injury caps” to reduce compensation for accident victims. There is one piece of good news: the proposed injury cap will not affect existing claims. It will only apply to claims for accidents that occur after April 1, 2019. People

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Accept ICBC’s First Offer

It’s no secret that ICBC claims can be complex. While they’re meant to assist you in the event of an accident, it’s also important to remember that they serve similar protections to the other party (or parties) involved in your accident. As a result, you should play it safe by assuming that the ICBC doesn’t always have