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Nanaimo Car Accident Lawyers

Even the most cautious, safety-conscious motorist could be involved in a car accident caused by a negligent driver. For unsuspecting, rule-abiding drivers, serious crashes in Nanaimo can lead to serious injuries, and can even lead to the tragic loss of life.

According to British Columbia’s Motor Vehicle Act, all drivers on the province’s roads and highways owe a duty of care to their fellow road-users. This includes:

  • Other motorists
  • Their passengers
  • Motorcycle riders
  • Truck drivers
  • Cyclists
  • Pedestrians
  • And possibly others

That being the case, all drivers are required to operate their vehicles with a reasonable degree of caution and in accordance with the province’s traffic laws. If a driver violates the rules of the road– even for a brief moment– and an accident ensues in which another road-users sustains injuries, the at-fault driver might be considered negligent. And, if the collision they caused occurred before May 1, 2021, the negligent driver might also be liable for damages incurred by car accident victims who were injured because of their wrongful conduct.

Therefore, if you were injured in a motor vehicle collision that took place before May 1, 2021, our Nanaimo car accident lawyers may be able to help you file a civil claim against the negligent driver whose unlawful behaviour behind the wheel led to your injurious car accident. By pursuing tort action against the at-fault driver, our car accident lawyers serving Nanaimo may be able to help you recover the maximum amount of compensation to which you could be entitled.

If your accident occurred after May 1, 2021, your options for financial recovery will, unfortunately, be limited. ICBC, the Crown corporation that provides auto insurance coverage exclusively throughout the province, has instituted changes to their coverage model and implemented a new “enhanced care” system. ICBC now provides all injured car accident survivors with no-fault accident benefits (regardless of their degree of culpability for causing the collision). However, the company has essentially stripped injured car accident survivors of their right to pursue civil action against the at-fault driver and has limited their options to contest or appeal unfair settlement decisions made by the provincially-owned insurance organization. These changes have already had widespread, negative consequences for countless car accident victims looking for fair treatment and fair compensation. If you have concerns about this new “enhanced care” insurance model and its potentially devastating repercussions for vulnerable road-users, contact your MLA.

Even if your collision took place after May 1, 2021, our Nanaimo car accident lawyers may be able to help you by offering personalized legal advice, and helping you complete your ICBC claim in a thorough and effective manner to increase your chances of receiving a higher settlement amount. To learn how our car accident lawyers serving Nanaimo may be able to help you, call 1-800-JUSTICE today and book a free initial consultation.

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By taking advantage of a free initial consultation with our Nanaimo car accident lawyers, you can learn about methods of pursuing financial compensation that might be available based on the circumstances of your collision. Our car accident lawyers serving Nanaimo offer a cost-free, no-obligation first meeting to all prospective clients.

To receive the benefit of personalized legal feedback about your case, contact Preszler Injury Lawyers.

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Schedule a call with our personal injury legal intake team. Our team is available 24/7 so call us now to book your call. Our scheduled intake allows you to tell us details about your accident and gives our legal team an opportunity to review your case and advise you on possible solutions and outcomes. The best part is, if you decide to hire us after this call - you don't pay anything unless we win. We can help clients regardless of where they reside in British Columbia so let us help you get started on your road to recovery.


1321 Blanshard Street
Suite 301,
Victoria, BC
V8W 0B6
Fax: 778-373-8213
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Suite 2600,
Burnaby, BC
V6E 3C9
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Suite 305 South Tower,
Richmond, BC
V6X 3M1
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Suite 202,
Surrey, BC
V3W 3M8
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Suite 1100,
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 0B5
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1075 West Georgia Street
Unit 825,
Vancouver, BC
V6E 3C9
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Toll Free: 1-877-572-1324
*These are consultation offices that require a booked meeting in advance. Walk-ins are not allowed.

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