A client who went to trial after a bad car accident has been awarded more than $789,000.
Ms. Ali sustained a disc injury in the crash and needed back surgery. She also suffered psychiatric injuries: depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
The bulk of the compensation will cover loss of income. She has been unable to return to work as a salesperson and her prospects in the job market have been greatly reduced. The court agreed she has become less marketable to potential employers because of her injuries.
Ms. Ali was reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses and compensated for future treatment and rehab costs.
Recently, Hammerco Lawyers held the airline giant Cathay Pacific accountable in a class action win affecting over 9 million passengers.
Partner, Dale McGregor, helped our client previously for a tragic 2008 motorcycle collision that ended her working life. In 2015 and 2016 she was then involved in two further collisions that left her even more disabled.
On May 1,2021 ICBC is enacting a new no-fault insurance model. This model is referred as an “enhanced care”, individuals involved in car accidents in British Columbia will no longer be able to sue for injuries.
Insurance brokers have a duty to give sound insurance advice. In a commercial insurance context, brokers are required to know the in/out of a clients’ business in order to source and secure the proper insurance coverage.