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Contested Auto Insurance Claims Will Be Unaffordable For Most British Columbians

Contested Auto Insurance Claims Will Be Unaffordable For Most British Columbians

by Robin Richardson
in ICBC
“The NDP Government proposed $5,500 cap on soft tissue damage will make contested claims unaffordable for the majority of British Columbians”, said Dr. Robin Richardson, Leader of The Vancouver Island Party. “I had an automobile accident in 2014 and was off work for 22 months. My lawyer took on my claim with a contingency agreement of 30% of the settlement, plus disbursements. I found this to be quite reasonable”, said Dr. Richardson. “My lawyer now tells me that if soft tissue claims are capped at $5,500, she will have to charge her new clients a retainer of $5,000 and an [...]