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Insurance Law - Automobile insurance - Accident benefits - Total disability - Compulsory government schemes - Bodily injury and death benefits

Thursday, July 07, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) from an order that the respondent, Symons, was entitled to disability and medical rehabilitation benefits. The respondent was seriously injured in a 2008 motor vehicle accident. She had no prior injury history. The accident caused moderate soft tissue injuries, headaches, facial bruising and a herniated disc at the lower spine. In the immediate aftermath, the injuries were totally disabling. The appellant paid disability benefits pursuant to s. 80 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Regulation for two weeks. The...