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Further changes to the CRT’s jurisdiction over motor vehicle injury (MVI) disputes [Updated on April 9, 2021] On April 8, 2021 the BC Court of Appeal temporarily suspended an earlier BC Supreme Court ruling that parts of the CRT’s jurisdiction over motor vehicle injury disputes were unconstitutional. You can read more about the original ruling here. This means the CRT can resume deciding, for motor vehicle accidents...

Posted by the CRT on April 9, 2021

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Enhanced Accident Benefits Disputes – Regulations Starting May 1, 2021, most disputes about injuries from motor vehicle accidents will come to the CRT. This coincides with the launch of BC’s new “care-based” model of accident compensation. Under ICBC’s new Enhanced Care coverage launching on May 1, 2021, people will be compensated for their injuries according to amounts and categories set by...

Posted by the CRT on March 5, 2021

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Changes to the CRT’s jurisdiction over motor vehicle injury (MVI) disputes [Updated on March 11, 2021] On March 2, 2021 the BC Supreme Court decided that sections 133(1)(b) and (c) of the Civil Resolution Tribunal Act are unconstitutional and no longer in effect. These sections involve part of the CRT’s jurisdiction over motor vehicle injury (MVI) disputes. This means that for motor vehicle accidents that happened...

Posted by the CRT on March 2, 2021

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British Columbia’s Motor Vehicle Accident Enhanced Care Insurance [Updated on March 2, 2021] By Lauryn Kerr, CRT Legal Counsel Bill 11 – 2020: Attorney General Statutes (Vehicle Insurance) Amendment Act, 2020 was introduced this spring. It contains significant changes to how motor vehicle insurance works in British Columbia. These changes include moving to a “care-based” model of accident compensation, where people are compensated...

Posted by the CRT on August 14, 2020

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The CRT’s Jurisdiction Over Motor Vehicle Personal Injury Claims Is Expanding [This post updated on April 15, 2020] The Province of British Columbia has announced that it will be introducing legislation this spring (2020) to significantly change the automobile insurance regime in British Columbia. These changes include moving to a “care-based” model of accident compensation. Under this model, people are compensated for their injuries according to...

Posted by the CRT on February 6, 2020

Coming July 15: Societies and Cooperative Associations Disputes The CRT’s jurisdiction is expanding again! Starting July 15, 2019 the CRT will be able to resolve disputes about societies and certain types of cooperative associations. On July 15, we’ll launch our new Solution Explorer area and application form for these types of disputes. As usual, our Solution Explorer offers free legal information and tools...

Posted by the CRT on July 9, 2019