Personal Injury Legal Services in Vancouver, BC

Personal Injury Claims

What is a personal injury claim worth?

There are many types of personal injury claims: car accidents, slip and fall, animal attacks, physical disfigurement, occupiers accidents, and school accidents, to name a few.

Each personal injury claim will have unique legal and compensation issues depending on where the accident happened when it happened and the extent of the injuries. However, personal injury claims may include compensation for:

  • Pain and suffering – loss of your enjoyment of life
  • Loss of earnings, past, and future
  • Care costs – medical care, rehabilitation and other current and future costs including nursing or attendant care beyond what is available from accident benefits
  • Housekeeping and homemaking services
  • Compensation for family members affected by your personal injuries

Do I have a personal injury claim in British Columbia?

The law specifies ‘limitation dates’ on personal injury claims. These dates are set by the specific law that covers personal injury, such as homeowners, commercial, car accident or civic insurance. It is very important that you know the time frame in which you have to submit a claim to the insurance company.

If you believe that someone else is at fault for your injuries, please call us today at 604-737-3300; we will help you understand your legal rights and assess your claim.

Personal Injury Legal Services in Vancouver, BC

At Warnett Hallen LLP, our best-rated car accident and injury lawyers can review your case and help you to assess all of your options, which may include filing a no-fault benefit claim with ICBC or other insurance companies. We offer support for your recovering damages not just legally but also throughout your recovery and your injury claim.

Our goal is to evaluate and work to determine the extent of physical and emotional injuries such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), whiplash, chronic painknee injuries, bone fractures or soft tissue injuries suffered in an accident, ensure the best treatment possible for recovery, and prepare a strong case for maximum compensation.

The personal injury lawyer in BC at Warnett Hallen, LLP never defends ICBC or the insurance companies. We represent injured claimants only.

Personal Injury FAQs

What is the statute of limitations in Vancouver?

Personal injury claims including ICBC Claims – two years. The basic limitation period begins the date on which the person has the right to bring an action. This law is complex and limitations can be dependent on the type of accident, where it occurred and how old the injured person is at time of the accident.

How much is my personal injury case worth in Vancouver?

A number of factors must be considered before putting a value on a claim, particularly the severity of the injury and how badly it has impacted your life.

Our attorneys can protect your rights so that you obtain the compensation that you deserve.

The adjuster is saying I’m at fault. What should I do?

Adjusters sometimes believe the wrong driver when stories conflict.

Your lawyer can help you gather evidence and interview witnesses to prove your case, and then present it to ICBC during the negotiations.

What does my personal injury claim compensation include?

  • Pain and suffering 
  • Loss of earnings, past, and future
  • Care costs 
  • Housekeeping and homemaking services
  • Compensation for family members affected by your injuries

What information about my case should I have after the accident?

It is important that you gather as much information as possible, an accident report, a summary of your injuries, details of your insurance policy, the claim number you received from your insurer.

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