Who Is Entitled To Part 7 Benefits?

August 4, 2008 by  
Category: Personal Injury Law

Part 7 Benefits refer to the section of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act Regulations of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) that deals with certain no-fault benefits. To determine if someone is entitled to Part 7 Benefits, we look at several factors. First, we look at whether the accident arose out of the use of […]

How Medical And Death Benefits Are Covered Under Section 7?

Under Section 7 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act Regulations, disability benefits are available and may apply up to a period of 104 weeks. After that time, you can continue to receive them on certain conditions, although the amount can be reduced by any amount that you may be getting in disability benefits from the Canada […]

What You Must Do In Order To Claim Section 7 Benefits?

To receive Section 7 benefits, you have to provide ICBC with written particulars about the consequences of the accident. This must be done within 30 days of the motor vehicle accident. You also need to complete ICBC’s accident benefit claim form and that must be done within 90 days of the accident. It is very […]

How Disability Benefits Could Be Affected By Regulation 90?

July 29, 2008 by  
Category: Personal Injury Law

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Section 90 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act Regulations gives ICBC the power to terminate benefits to anybody. For instance, they could require that a claimant undergo treatment that has been advised by a doctor, and if the claimant doesn’t do so, then ICBC can terminate the benefits. For example, you may have a shoulder injury […]

Wrongful Death Claims.

April 28, 2008 by  
Category: Wrongful Death

In order to make a claim for compensation, there must be three factors present. You must be able to prove that someone was negligent. For instance, in a traffic accident, you have to be able to prove that somebody else was responsible for the death. Also, the death has to ensue from the injuries suffered […]

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