Motor vehicle accidents can occur anywhere, from a “rear-ender” in an intersection, to a high impact collision on the highway. Regardless of the nature of the motor vehicle accident, the result is often injuries to the parties involved.
If you were a driver or passenger and have been injured by another person’s actions, our team of ICBC injury lawyers can help you obtain the treatment you need and compensation that you are entitled to, allowing you to focus on recovery and healing.
We will help you on your road to recovery by dealing with ICBC on your behalf. The claims process can be long and complex, and we know how to navigate this process and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Our team of ICBC injury lawyers are successful advocates in the courtroom, and in obtain settlements through negotiation, and we will use our experience in all areas of personal injury law to get the best results possible.
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, call Johnston Franklin Bishop before you call ICBC. Meet with one of the lawyers on our team for a free consultation to discuss your options and plan to ensure you have access to treatment, and that you receive fair compensation.
It is common for drivers in BC to have to contend with foggy and rainy driving conditions. When those conditions are present, it is important for motorists to modify their driving to prevent accidents especially when the conditions are such as to affect their visibility.In a case of Ferguson v. Shan, 2019 BCSC 740, the […]
The Civil Resolutions Tribunal (or CRT) is an administrative tribunal initially established by the BC government in 2012 to handle disputes between strata councils and property owners. In 2017 the tribunal’s jurisdiction was expanded to allow them to hear small claims disputes of $5,000 or less. More recently in April of 2019, the NDP government […]
Under the authority of the Emergency Program Act, the BC government passed a number of Covid-19 Ministerial Orders relating that were to stay in affect during the duration of the provincial state of emergency. These orders were set to expire with the end of the state of emergency, which is set to expire on July […]
When a young woman is injured in a motor vehicle accident it can have a profound impact on her future career plans and earnings. To add insult to injury, it can be hard to hear ICBC argue that her loss is not as great as that of a man due to the likelihood of her […]
In response to the Covid-19 epidemic, the Canadian government has offered unsecured and forgivable loans to eligible commercial property owners to reduce the rent for small business and to meet the operating expenses for commercial properties. Called the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program, property owners will be eligible for assistance if they offer […]
In Canada, section 2 of the Assisted Human Reproduction Act sets out that “No person shall remove human reproductive material from a donor’s body after the donor’s death for the purpose of creating an embryo unless the donor has given written consent”. In considering cases under section 2, the Supreme Court of Canada has made […]
Johnston Franklin Bishop is pleased to announce that Alexa Zimmer has been called to the bar, finishing her articles, and is now a lawyer. She will continue to practice law in the practice areas of real estate, wills and estates, and litigation with Johnston Franklin Bishop.
The recent decision of Grewal v. Litt, 2019 BCSC 1154 looks at the factors the Court will consider when deciding to vary a will that treats independent adult children unequally. The potential influence of cultural traditions and customs on the parents’ decision-making was a central issue in this matter.In this case, Nahar and Nihal Litt […]