BC Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Practice Manual
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This book is essential for: personal injury and insurance defence and plaintiff lawyers.
Current to: February 1, 2011
If you are lawyer bringing or defending an action arising from a motor vehicle accident in BC, then this extensive practice manual is a "must have"! Prepared by leading practitioners of the BC bar and reviewed by an expert editorial board, this comprehensive guide covers all important topics that may arise in an action from starting a claim to obtaining judgment. Arm yourself with the information critical to a successful MVA claim.
Subscriptions include online access with search capability and links to the full text of case law and legislation, updates each spring, and forms, precedents, and checklists on CD-ROM.
Highlights of the 2011 update
- amendments to the Supreme Court Civil Rules and forms that came into effect on July 1, 2010
- discussion of many significant cases from the BC Court of Appeal and Supreme Court on topics such as jury fees, relief against forfeiture, pleading in-trust claims, mild traumatic brain injuries, recovery under the Health Care Costs Recovery Act, special damages, unidentified motorists, causation, psychiatric injury, future income loss, offers to settle, and the discovery of witness statements
- a thoroughly re-written chapter on settlements for minors
CLEBC Legal Editor
Laura C. Selby