Tuesday, August 4, 2015

ICBC Tip-of-the-Month (August 2015): Top 10 Mistakes (#8)


Mistake #8: If A Friend, Relative, or Spouse Caused an Accident While You Are A Passenger 

People are often concerned with advancing an ICBC injury claim when their spouse, friend or relative was driving the vehicle.  They are worried about things like increasing their ICBC premiums and social pressures - "why are you hiring a lawyer to sue me?".

Firstly, ICBC will reduce the discount in any event, as the vehicle repairs will be considered a claim on the insurance policy. 

Secondly, in reality, your claim for injury and damages is with ICBC under the applicable insurance policy.  As long as there are no insurance coverage issues, they are not personally at risk. 

If you have any questions, always take advantage of a free initial consultation with an experiences ICBC personal injury lawyer.

Do you have questions about your ICBC personal injury claim or accident?  If so, click here arrange your free consultation with  ICBC Claims Lawyer Perminder S. Tung (Services provided for ICBC injury claims throughout all of BC: Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, Burnaby, Richmond, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Tri-city area and all over BC)

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