BCSOF & BCRIMA JOINT LUNCHEON SEMINAR - APRIL 17

When:  Apr 17, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:45 PM (PT)
Associated with  British Columbia
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Come join us for our joint session between BC Society of Fellows and BCRIMA!

TOPIC: ICBC Minor Injury Caps: BC Motor Vehicle Claims and Legislative Changes

SPEAKER:
Meera Jain, Associate at Clark Wilson LLP

Since 2009, the total cost of motor vehicle injury claims in B.C. have increased by $1.2 billion, reaching a record of $2.7 billion in 2016. The average settlement for minor injury claims has increased 265% since 2000. Minor injury cap legislation was introduced in BC to address this issue and goes into effect April 1, 2019.

Join us for a delicious lunch while Meera explains how changes to the legislation, including the BC Insurance (Vehicle) Act affects motor vehicle injury claims. 

Meera will be going through the following topics in her presentation: 

  1. Minor Injury Cap Legislation
  2. Role of the Civil Resolutions Tribunal (CRT)
  3. Other Legislative Changes
  4. Changes to Legislation on Admissibility of Expert Reports in Vehicle Actions
  5. Justification for the Minor Injury Cap

ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN! 

We hope you are able to join us.  Please RSVP early and feel free to circulate this information to all interested parties.  This event is open to both Members and Non-Members alike.

RSVP TODAY, please email: SMorris@richmond.ca

We look forward to seeing you at the luncheon!

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Location

Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver
645 Howe St
Vancouver, BC V6C 2Y9
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