Tag: motor vehicle accidents; jurisdiction

How is the CRT Implementing MVA Personal Injury Disputes? Next April, the CRT will start resolving many motor vehicle accident (MVA) personal injury disputes in British Columbia. This will include determinations of whether an injury is a “minor injury”, disputes about accident benefits, and disputes about damages and liability up to $50,000. Soon we’ll also handle most disputes under the Societies Act and the...
Information Sessions for Community Groups The Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) will begin resolving certain motor vehicle personal injury disputes beginning on April 1, 2019. We’re working hard to get ready for this new area of jurisdiction, including by developing new Solution Explorer legal information and tools, drafting CRT rules, creating new processes, and hiring new staff, among other things. The...
Province of BC Expands Civil Resolution Tribunal’s Jurisdiction The Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) currently hears strata property (condominium) disputes of any amount and small claims disputes $5,000 and under. The CRT is Canada’s first online tribunal, and encourages collaborative dispute resolution and makes binding decisions when people can’t agree. On April 23, 2018, the Government of British Columbia introduced changes to the Civil...