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BC VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC - Salmon Arm Observer

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 12:04

Salmon Arm Observer

BC VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC
Salmon Arm Observer
He is doing what four previous B.C. governments wouldn't do, which is change a system that rewards people for staying injured instead of getting better. And he's staring down his fellow lawyers in the personal injury field, who have turned thousands of ...

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BC VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC - Comox Valley Record

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 12:02

Comox Valley Record

BC VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC
Comox Valley Record
He is doing what four previous B.C. governments wouldn't do, which is change a system that rewards people for staying injured instead of getting better. And he's staring down his fellow lawyers in the personal injury field, who have turned thousands of ...

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BC VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC - Ladysmith Chronicle

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 10:46

Ladysmith Chronicle

BC VIEWS: Fixing the real problem at ICBC
Ladysmith Chronicle
He is doing what four previous B.C. governments wouldn't do, which is change a system that rewards people for staying injured instead of getting better. And he's staring down his fellow lawyers in the personal injury field, who have turned thousands of ...

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Editorial: Bitter medicine for ICBC - Times Colonist

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 00:09

Editorial: Bitter medicine for ICBC
Times Colonist
The B.C. government is grabbing the bull by the horns to keep ICBC from collapsing. Going head-to-head with the lawyers, Attorney General David Eby said Tuesday he is bringing in a list of changes to auto insurance in the province, to limit payouts and ...

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Eby in Kamloops, discusses ICBC's new report meant to ensure efficiencies - CFJC Today Kamloops

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 17:19

CFJC Today Kamloops

Eby in Kamloops, discusses ICBC's new report meant to ensure efficiencies
CFJC Today Kamloops
KAMLOOPS — The minister responsible for ICBC says a report compiled by Price Waterhouse Cooper outlining efficiencies could save the crown corporation up to $80 million. David Eby was at Thompson Rivers University for the third time, talking to law ...
Review of ICBC finds $60 million in savings: provinceNews1130

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Review of ICBC finds $60 million in savings: province - News1130

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 15:28

News1130

Review of ICBC finds $60 million in savings: province
News1130
VICTORIA (NEWS 1130) – After painting a dire picture of its finances a couple of weeks ago, there have been growing concerns drivers would see a bump in their ICBC premiums to help the public insurer get out of debt, but it looks like they can save ...

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Look for ICBC to 'behave more like a private sector company': IBC - Canadian Underwriter

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 13:29

Canadian Underwriter

Look for ICBC to 'behave more like a private sector company': IBC
Canadian Underwriter
With its cap on minor injury awards announced Tuesday, British Columbia's government monopoly auto insurer is moving towards a model used by other provinces that have private auto insurance systems, Insurance Bureau of Canada says. Awards for pain and ...

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Lawyers big losers in ICBC changes - Prince George Citizen

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:37

Lawyers big losers in ICBC changes
Prince George Citizen
It's currently open-ended and is one of the big battlegrounds for lawyers suing ICBC on behalf of crash victims. Damage awards are itemized in different categories, and the "pain and suffering" component can be sizable. The new limit is less than a ...

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Heartbroken relative of Lee Bank Middleway crash victim hands in road safety petition - Birmingham Live

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:21

Birmingham Live

Heartbroken relative of Lee Bank Middleway crash victim hands in road safety petition
Birmingham Live
Heartbroken relative of Lee Bank Middleway crash victim hands in road safety petition. Tony Worth joined by MP Preet Gill as they hand over 28,000 named petition for improved safety where six died. Share. By. Jasbir Authi. 19:17, 8 FEB 2018. News ...

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Letter: ICBC is a tax grab to benefit government - Kelowna Capital News

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 10:17

Kelowna Capital News

Letter: ICBC is a tax grab to benefit government
Kelowna Capital News
ICBC is owned by the Government of British Columbia and directly overseen by the Crown Agencies Secretariat within the Office of the Premier. In March 2010, our government publicly announced that it would require ICBC to pay the province dividends ...

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Bringing trust back to the ICBC - Insurance Business

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 08:01

Bringing trust back to the ICBC
Insurance Business
On February 06, the government of BC announced a series of changes that will come into effect April 01, 2019. These include a new limit of $5,500 on pain and suffering for minor injury claims, a doubling of the medical care and recovery cost allowance ...

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Outdated Auto Safety Regulations Threaten the Self-Driving Revolution - WIRED

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 06:00

WIRED

Outdated Auto Safety Regulations Threaten the Self-Driving Revolution
WIRED
The Department of Transportation has indicated that it will begin work toward ADB headlamps as early as this June, but it will take years to finalize that effort, as auto safety regulatory proceedings routinely take a decade or longer to complete. This ...

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The ICBC 'dumpster fire': How much is really burning? | Sandra ... - The Lawyer's Daily

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 05:50

The Lawyer's Daily

The ICBC 'dumpster fire': How much is really burning? | Sandra ...
The Lawyer's Daily
British Columbia Attorney General David Eby recently described the current state of the province's automobile insurer, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), as a “financial dumpster fire.” It is clear that ICBC has a problem, but it is ...

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ICBC to cap 'pain and suffering' payouts for minor injuries at $5,500 - North Shore News

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:20

North Shore News

ICBC to cap 'pain and suffering' payouts for minor injuries at $5,500
North Shore News
The Insurance Corp. of B.C. will put a $5500 cap on pain and suffering payouts for people who suffer minor injuries in a crash, one of a suite of changes aimed at preventing rate increases and . . .
Trial lawyers-led coalition raises more concerns over new ICBC cap on minor injury claimsYahoo News Canada (blog)

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ICBC to cap 'pain and suffering' payouts for minor injuries at $5500 - North Shore News

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:20

North Shore News

ICBC to cap 'pain and suffering' payouts for minor injuries at $5500
North Shore News
The changes, which take effect in April 2019, are expected to save ICBC $1 billion a year, he said. The average payout for a minor body injury is $30,038, a 365 per cent increase from $8,220 in 2000. Pain and suffering makes up the bulk of that payout ...

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Trial lawyers-led coalition raises more concerns over new ICBC cap ... - CBC.ca

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 16:42

CBC.ca

Trial lawyers-led coalition raises more concerns over new ICBC cap ...
CBC.ca
A coalition headed up by the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C. says the new ICBC cap for pain and suffering on minor injury claims is not the right way to fix the company's financial woes.

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Trial lawyers-led coalition raises more concerns over new ICBC cap on minor injury claims - CBC.ca

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 16:42

CBC.ca

Trial lawyers-led coalition raises more concerns over new ICBC cap on minor injury claims
CBC.ca
ICBC says the average payout for pain and suffering for minor injuries was $16,500 in 2016. ROAD B.C. says the $5,500 cap will force British Columbians into a "one size fits all" category and drivers' individual responses to treatment and injuries won ...
BC government may be riding slippery slope when determining minor injury claims: CTFMY PG NOW

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Statement from BC Liberal Critic John Yap on ICBC - Smithers Interior News

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 08:06

Statement from BC Liberal Critic John Yap on ICBC
Smithers Interior News
The BC NDP are trying to distract from the fact they are not taking action on the challenges ICBC is facing. The threat posed by rising claims and payouts is well-known and the previous government took steps to deal with the issue. As well, a third ...

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ICBC and Surrey RCMP to crack down on 'distracted walking' - Globalnews.ca

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 15:50

Globalnews.ca

ICBC and Surrey RCMP to crack down on 'distracted walking'
Globalnews.ca
We all know about distracted driving but ICBC and Surrey RCMP are now turning their attention to “distracted walking.” According to ICBC, 40 per cent of traffic deaths in Surrey involve pedestrians, so officials are hoping to crack down on both ...

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Province announces initial round of ICBC reforms - Vancouver Courier

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 13:07

Province announces initial round of ICBC reforms
Vancouver Courier
Additionally, the attorney general said for the first time in 25 years ICBC will make improvements to accident benefits, increasing the care available for anyone injured in a crash, regardless of who was at fault. The overall allowance for medical care ...

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