Unfortunately, insurance companies have a reputation for hiring biased doctors to provide medical opinions on the victims of motor vehicle or other types of accidents. This happens throughout Canada, including Alberta. We have written extensively about the situation in British Columbia, specifically with regard to one of ICBC’s favorite “independent medical examiners” Dr. Grypma here […]
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Mussio Goodman is pleased to announce Associate Counsel Fred Sierecki’s success after a three week trial. In Raptis v. Chalabiani, 2017 BCSC 1548, the Court awarded the Plaintiff $584,560 for injuries sustained in a December 2009 motor vehicle accident, which substantially exceeded the insurance company’s final offer of $364,243 before trial. The Plaintiff sustained a number […]
We are pleased to announce our success in the case of Ackermann v. Pandhar, 2017 BCSC 880. The Court awarded our client $683,810 for injuries sustained in a 2011 motor vehicle accident, which substantially exceeded the insurance company’s final offer of $280,000 before trial. Our client sustained a number of injuries in the accident, the […]
Mussio Goodman is pleased to announce our success in the decision court decision of Sohal v. Singh, 2017 BCSC 734. Our client was awarded $252,431.79 in damages resulting from a car accident which occurred on November 26, 2011, where she sustained a fractured kneecap resulting in ongoing chronic, knee and leg pain. Mr. Justice Skolrood […]
Advancing a claim for injuries and lost wages requires a claimant to disclose relevant medical and employment records. However, the insurer should not be entitled to a “fishing expedition” by gaining access to a claimant’s entire medical and employment history with the hopes of finding something they can later argue is relevant. As a firm […]
We are pleased to announce our recent court success, in which we defended our client’s interests by preventing a medical assessment (IME) by a neurologist chosen by the insurance company. IMEs are often obtained by both the claimant and the insurance company during the litigation process, the purpose of which is to have independent doctors provide […]