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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.
“So You Think You’re Covered! The Insurance Industry Rip-Off” written
by accident victim Jokelee Vanderkop exposes the well-entrenched
default denial setting within the auto insurance industry against
injured motor vehicle accident victims while outlining how the
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and the Ontario government are
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When Toronto lawyer Tara Vasdani could not track down a defendant she was looking to serve, she turned to Instagram.