Insurance Law Section Meeting | ONLINE ONLY 

Nov. 26, 2020

Veuillez notez, cet événement ne sera disponible qu'en anglais.

ONLINE MEETING: Recent Amendments to the Evidence Act, RSBC 1996,
c. 124: Introducing Limitations on the Use of Experts in Vehicle Accident Claims

This meeting is being hosted by the Insurance Law Section.

Speaker(s): John Rice, President and Counsel for the Trial Lawyers Association (TLABC)
Krista Prockiw, Manager of Claims Legal Programs for ICBC
Time: Thursday, Novemebr 26, 2020, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (PT)
CPD Hours: 1.00 hour

Following the decision of the Honourable Chief Justice Hinkson in Crowder v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2019 BCSC 1824 striking down amendments to Rule 11-8 of the Supreme Court Civil Rules, B.C. Reg. 168/2009 limiting experts in vehicle accident claims, the Government has enacted changes to the Evidence Act, RSBC 1996, c. 124 again limiting the number of experts used in vehicle accident claims.  In this presentation, you will hear from John Rice, current president of and counsel for the Trial Lawyers Association in the Crowder decision, and Krista Prockiw, Manager of Claims Legal Programs for ICBC, as they discuss the amendments to the Evidence Act and their potential effect on the clients they represent.

Territorial Acknowledgement
This event will be broadcast from the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Musqueam First Nations. We encourage members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada past and present.

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