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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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Introducing our Physician Consultant for CRT Motor Vehicle Injury Disputes By Andrea Ritchie, Vice Chair – MVI (Motor Vehicle Injury) On November 29, 2019, the CRT welcomed Dr. Michael Dunn as its in-house Physician Consultant. Dr. Dunn will be working with the CRT to consult on medical issues and assist in developing the CRT’s roster of Independent Health Professionals (IHP), who will be providing Independent...

Posted by the CRT on December 10, 2019

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Independent Medical Examinations in CRT Motor Vehicle Injury Disputes By Lauryn Kerr, CRT Legal Counsel On April 1, 2019, the CRT started resolving many motor vehicle injury (MVI) disputes in British Columbia. This includes determinations of whether an injury is a “minor injury”, disputes about accident benefits, and disputes about damages and fault up to $50,000. MVI disputes usually involve expert medical evidence about...

Posted by the CRT on July 22, 2019