If you have been injured in a car accident in Vancouver or BC and you were not at fault, you are entitled to compensation for your pain, suffering and any financial losses due to the accident.
The Surprising Truth
In dealing with the shock and aftermath of a car accident in Vancouver, be aware that ICBC is not looking after your best interests. Many drivers believe that if they are insured by ICBC, the corporation will be on their side. This simply is not true, and there is ample evidence to prove it. ICBC’s motive is to save money, so the adjuster will try to minimize your injury and swiftly settle your claim for the least amount possible.
Before you speak to ICBC, talk to a personal injury lawyer with car accident claim experience. DO NOT consider settling your case quickly in order to pay for car repairs, fund medical expenses or recover lost work income.
It usually takes two to four days to feel the full effect of your injuries and even longer to understand the costs involved. Most car accident injuries such as , , and fractures take considerable time to heal. Some of the most serious injuries such as and may be permanent injuries leading to constant pain and long-term disability.
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