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Implementation Update: Enhanced Accident Benefits Disputes – November 2020 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 November 12, 2020

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Invitation: Subject Matter Experts Needed – Motor Vehicle Injury Disputes Starting May 1, 2021, most disputes relating to injuries from motor vehicle accidents will come to the CRT. As part of our preparations, we’re developing plain language legal information for the public. This will become the content for our Solution Explorer for the new “enhanced accident benefits” area of CRT jurisdiction. We’re looking for Subject...

Posted by the CRT on November 10, 2020

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British Columbia’s Motor Vehicle Accident Enhanced Care Insurance 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 for their injuries according to...

Posted by the CRT on August 14, 2020

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