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Automobile insurance changes need significant revamp: B.C. trial lawyers

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 @ 11:46 AM | By Ian Burns

The organization representing trial lawyers in British Columbia has added its voice to the groups urging the provincial government to alter its controversial changes to automobile insurance.

In May, the legislature passed a number of reforms to deal with a significant financial shortfall at the publicly owned Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), including a cap of $5,500 on minor injury claims, an increase in accident benefits and sending some matters to the province’s Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT).

“[The legislation] is about doing what’s best for...