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Lawyers’ groups express concerns over B.C.’s auto insurance reforms

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 9:48 AM | By Ian Burns

The B.C. government has announced major steps to help the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) get out of financial crisis, but a number of organizations representing the legal community have expressed concerns the reforms to the provincially owned auto insurer may do unintended harm to victims of motor vehicle accidents.

Provincial Attorney General David EbyProvincial Attorney General David Eby revealed the provisions Feb. 6, which include a limit of $5,500 on pain and suffering for minor injury claims and the doubling of the overall medical...