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New CRT Rules Effective May 1, 2020 By Lauryn Kerr, CRT Legal Counsel On May 1, 2020, the CRT’s rules will be updated. We’re always listening to feedback from CRT staff, members, parties, representatives, and the public, in order to develop and improve our CRT Rules. This is just one way that we’re committed to giving British Columbians a modern and convenient...

Posted by the CRT on April 30, 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

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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

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MVI Personal Injury Dispute Implementation – Launch Wrap-Up On April 1, 2019, the CRT started resolving many motor vehicle injury (MVI) 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 fault up to $50,000. We worked hard for almost a full year to implement these...

Posted by the CRT on April 8, 2019

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MVI Personal Injury Dispute Implementation – March Update On April 1, 2019 — which is almost here! — the CRT will start resolving many motor vehicle injury (MVI) 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 fault up to $50,000. We’ve been working hard...

Posted by the CRT on March 20, 2019