Coquitlam Personal Injury Blog

According to ICBC statistics an average of 34,000 hit-and-run incidents occur in the lower mainland each year, 2,100 of which result in injury.  In British Columbia hit-and-run victims are eligible to receive up to $200,000 in compensation from ICBC for damages and injuries.  Section 24 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act provides a statutory right of action, enabling plaintiffs involved in hit-and-run accidents to sue ICBC where the identity of a negligent driver is unknown.  In order to be eligible to sue ICBC and receive compensation, hit-and-run victims must:

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