Why Choose Us?
In British Columbia
Our firm in West Vancouver deals with not only ICBC car accident cases but with any other kind of personal injury case. If you have been injured, no matter what the cause, contact Goluboff & Mazzei on the North Shore for a free thirty-minute consultation to determine if you have a triable claim.
In British Columbia, in most cases you have two years in which to commence a legal action against the party at fault.
Claims Against ICBC
However, if you have been injured by an uninsured driver or a person whose identity unknown to you then you must name ICBC as a defendant in the action. In these circumstances your limitation period is one year from the date your claim arose.
Claims Against City/Municipality
If your injury involves a city or a municipality, you must notify the city or municipality within sixty days of your injury and the nature of your injury. Under these conditions, you must commence an action against the city within six months from the date your claim arose.
We can assist you with a variety of personal injury matters that include:
• Car accidents
• Wrongful death
• Boating accidents
• Motorcycle accidents
• Brain injury
• Psychological injuries
• Cyclists accidents
• Medical malpractice
• Slip and falls
• Any other claim in which you have been injured
If you have been injured in a car accident and you have made a claim your first step should be complete a Part 7 No Fault Benefits application.
Role Of The Adjuster
Contingency fees often work on a sliding scale depending on what stage the case is resolved at. The contingency fee scale generally starts at 20% and can go to either 33.33% for motor vehicle injuries or to 40% for non-motor vehicle injuries where liability is a central issue
In all cases you will be responsible to pay disbursements no matter what the result.