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Hit and Run
What is a hit and run accident? And if I’m involved in a hit and run accident, am I still entitled to compensation for my injuries and loss? Section 24 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Regulation deals with accidents where bodily injury, death or property damage occurs in British Columbia and the at fault motorist cannot be identified. These are commonly referred to as “hit and run” accidents. As the at fault motorist cannot be identified, ICBC is sued in his or her place. However, in order to be entitled to compensation for your hit and run accident, certain requirements... MORE
Part 7 Benefits
You’ve been in an accident and may be at fault. Unfortunately, you’ve sustained injuries, need treatment, and cannot return to work. Are there any benefits through ICBC that you can receive for your own care? Part 7 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Regulation provides for benefits for insureds that sustain injury and loss as a result of a motor vehicle accident regardless of who is at fault. These benefits are also known as “accident benefits” or “no fault benefits”. However, just because you were involved in an accident, and even may have caused the accident, does not automatically entitle you... MORE