British Columbia Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manual--ONLINE



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Everything you need to know about motor vehicle accident claims in BC

This publication is essential for: all lawyers with motor vehicle accident claims files

Current to: January 15, 2022

Advising your client on motor vehicle accident claims requires in-depth knowledge of BC's legislative scheme. Let the British Columbia Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manual be your guide through the many complex issues that frequently arise. Often referred to by eminent counsel as the "go-to" resource for researching the extensive range of legal and practice issues that arise, this resource offers you clear and succinct analysis of key issues, discussion of leading cases, practice points, checklists and over 60 sample forms.

"The BC Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manual is rightfully known as 'the bible for personal injury lawyers.' I have practised personal injury law for 35 years and still consult it weekly. The only frustrating part is that even though we have two copies at my firm of six lawyers, I can never find it in our library, because it is always in someone else's office being used! You should not practice personal injury law without this manual, even if you're not doing car accident claims." – Alison Murray, QC, Murray Jamieson Barristers & Solicitors

With an online subscription to British Columbia Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manual, your firm will be able to: 

  • conveniently access detailed guidance at any time and from any location, search for relevant information, link directly to significant legislation, case law, and websites, and download precedents
  • understand the intricacies of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act and Regulation and the legal principles that apply to your case
  • get to the leading cases  you need for your client's case
  • access quickly over 60 of the most commonly used sample forms

Subscribe today and be well prepared to advise your clients with motor vehicle accident claims! View a sample from this book!

The 2022 Update to the third edition of the British Columbia Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manual includes:

  • revised material throughout to reflect relevant developments since the previous update (February 15, 2022)
  • extensive discussion of amendments to the Insurance (Vehicle) Act and the enactment of corresponding regulations related to the no-fault regime, including:
    • the impact of Part 11—Basic Vehicle Damage and Limits on Actions and Proceedings, and exceptions thereto, on the availability of recovery for bodily injury
    • new material introducing Part 10—Enhanced Accident Benefits and Limits on Actions and Proceedings, and the Enhanced Accident Benefits Regulation
    • the availability of underinsured motorist protection coverage for motor vehicle accidents that occurred after May 1, 2021
    • the impact of the no-fault regime on recovery and subrogation
    • the jurisdiction of the Civil Resolution Tribunal (the "CRT") to make determinations with respect to matters within the no-fault regime
  • discussion of notable cases and decisions from the previous year that cover various topics, such as the bases for awarding increased costs, common pitfalls when pleading punitive damages, the scope of document production in the context of the increasing use of electronic records, and what constitutes a "measurable risk" when making contingency deductions in cases involving pre-existing conditions

Annual subscription rates are based on firm size. A monthly payment option is available.

Online subscribers can purchase a print copy of British Columbia Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manual for 35% off its regular price.

Firm Size Price/year*
Solo $179
2 to 4 $206
5 to 9 $233
10 to 19 $278
20 to 39 $305
40 to 69 $323
70 + $341

* For non-law firm pricing, please contact CLEBC Customer Service.

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CLEBC Legal Editor
Jennifer E. Thorne
jthorne@cle.bc.ca

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