Month: March 2016

Standard of Proof

By Stuart Cappus If you’ve watched the hit Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer”, which chronicles the murder investigation and trials of Wisconsin-residents Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, you may have asked yourself “how on earth could these two be convicted”? Wasn’t there so much “reasonable doubt”? When a case goes to court, the person alleging […]

Accelerated Depreciation

By Stuart Cappus When you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident, you’re first concern will no doubt be whether you and the other people involved are alright. Only after that has been determined will you concern yourself with the damage to your vehicle. But even if that damage is repaired, your vehicle may still be […]

No-fault Benefits

By Stuart Cappus Regardless of whether you are at fault for an accident, if you are injured in an accident, you may be entitled to receive certain benefits from ICBC. These “no-fault” or Part 7 benefits may be available to people who are injured or die in an accident “arising out of the use or […]

Low Velocity Impacts

By Stuart Cappus If you were involved in a relatively minor car accident, ICBC may deny your claim for damages on the basis that it was a low velocity impact, or LVI. These types of collisions often occur at slower speeds and generally result in less damage to your vehicle. When these types of accidents […]