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The Briefing | With Wes Mussio

The Briefing | With Wes Mussio

By Mussio Goodman
This podcast gives advice and explanation in civil legal cases within British Columbia, Canada.

Presented by Mussio Goodman and hosted by Wes Mussio, we specifically tackle issues of ICBC claims, estate litigation and more.

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Who Are The Best Treatment Providers To Use?
If you’ve been in an accident and need treatment, Wes advises you to seek those practitioners that will work with ICBC.
01:52
December 13, 2019
Why is it More Difficult to Find a Family Doctor That Will Deal With ICBC?
Wes explains why family doctors avoid taking on ICBC injury cases.
01:59
December 12, 2019
Can You Reduce The Premiums Paid By a Young Driver?
Wes explains how you can reduce premiums paid by young drivers.
01:50
December 11, 2019
What Happens If I Do Not Disclose Potential Drivers on my Insurance?
In September 2019, ICBC moved towards a driver-based insurance policy, rather than a vehicle-based policy. This made insurance more expensive. Wes explains the importance of listing all drivers for each vehicle, and the risks that come with not doing so.
02:13
December 10, 2019
Am I Able To Cash Out My Part Seven Claim?
ICBC recently made changes to the process for cashing out your part seven claims. Wes explains the changes, and how to go about it.
02:13
December 9, 2019
Why You Should Regularly See Your Doctor During Your ICBC Claim
Eric explains the importance of seeing your doctor regularly throughout your ICBC claim.
02:29
December 6, 2019
The Ins And Outs Of An ICBC Independent Medical Examination
Eric explains why you need to see an ICBC independent Medical Examiner, and the process to do so.
02:24
December 5, 2019
The Difference Between Tort And Part 7 Claims
Do you know the difference between Tort and Part 7 Claims? Eric explains the differences along with what is covered and what is not for each.
03:42
December 4, 2019
What To Look For In A Personal Injury Lawyer
Looking to hire a personal injury lawyer? Eric explains 4 things you should look for when hiring one.
02:58
December 3, 2019
When To Consider Settling Your ICBC Claim
Eric explains the two scenarios you should consider when settling your ICBC Claim.
01:35
December 2, 2019
An update on the CRT
The CRT (Civil Resolution Tribunal) was introduced on all claims after April 1st, 2019. Wes explains how this has impacted individuals including lawyers, ICBC adjusters, and active accident clients.
01:50
November 29, 2019
How are private insurance companies dealing with the lack of subrogation?
How is the lack of subrogation impacting those injured? Wes explains.
02:29
November 28, 2019
Is treatment easier to access during an ICBC claim under the new system?
What are the two ways injured parties are affected while trying to access treatment? Wes explains.
02:03
November 27, 2019
New limits to treatment costs under the new system?
Are there any limits to the treatment costs that are covered by (ICBC)? Wes explains.
02:05
November 26, 2019
The big winner under the “minor injury” cap legislation
Wes explains who the big winner is under the “minor injury” cap.
01:55
November 26, 2019
Why you should speak to a lawyer despite the new “minor injury” cap legislation
Not sure if you should speak to a lawyer despite the new "minor injury" cap? Wes explains why it's still important to do so.
01:16
November 19, 2019
The reason behind ICBC hiring 400 adjusters to discourage access to lawyers?
Why did ICBC hire 400 adjusters? Wes explains, and provides you with valuable knowledge that can you can use to your advantage, should you end up in a similar situation.
01:58
November 19, 2019
How ICBC and the NDP government can reduce the cost of experts used in personal injury claims in BC?
Wes explains two ways ICBC and the Province of B.C. can reduce costs of experts in personal injury claims.
02:04
November 19, 2019
Did the NDP government take the correct approach in limiting the number of experts reports that can be used in a personal injury claim?
Previously, ICBC had limited the number of experts allowed on a case. However, a recent ruling stated that this limit was unconstitutional, as it limits how much someone can proceed with their claim. Wes explains his opinion on this change, and how ICBC can change their limits to benefit everyone.
01:54
November 19, 2019
Did personal injury lawyers truly receive $1.9 billion from ICBC?
Did personal injury lawyers truly receive $1.9 billion from ICBC in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019? The answer is no, and Wes explains how the $1.9 billion is truly spent.
01:40
November 16, 2019
Assets Subject to a Wills Variation Claim
What assets of the deceased are subject to a wills variation claim? The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down how only assets that have gone through probate are subject to variations.
02:19
October 17, 2019
What are Grounds for Disinheritance?
What are the grounds for disinheritance? The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down how what grounds are required to uphold disinheriting a child or a spouse from your will.
02:14
October 10, 2019
Obligation to Children Under the Will
Obligation to adult children by a parent to provide under the will. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down the legal and moral obligations involved when dividing an estate amongst children.
02:05
October 3, 2019
Obligation to a Spouse Under the Will
Obligation to a spouse to provide under the will. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down the legal and moral obligations involved in varying a will.
01:50
September 26, 2019
Who Can Apply to Vary a Will
Who can apply to vary a will? The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down what requirements are necessary to dispute a will.
01:47
September 19, 2019
Out of Pocket Expense Claim
The loss of the out-of-pocket expense claim. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down how victims are often left searching for service providers who will charge ICBC’s prescribed rates.
02:33
September 12, 2019
ICBC and Part Seven Benefits
What treatment does ICBC cover under Part Seven? The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down how these new changes often favour those at fault and not the victims.
03:00
September 5, 2019
Jurisdiction of the CRT
Jurisdiction of the Civil Resolution Tribunal. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down how the system is set up to help ICBC limit the extent of payment rather than helping victims.
02:53
August 29, 2019
Dealing With the CRT
Dealing with the Civil Resolution Tribunal. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down why he has reservations about people using the CRT to dispute their claims.
03:59
August 22, 2019
Restriction on the Use of Expert Medical Reports
How the restriction on the use of expert medical reports will impact your ICBC claim. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down how this new restriction affects your ability of you to prove your claim.
03:48
August 15, 2019
The Role of Your Doctor
The role of your doctor in the ICBC's no-fault scheme. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down the new responsibility and restraints being placed on doctors.
03:13
August 8, 2019
Daily Living Restrictions
Activities of daily living restrictions that will avoid a "minor injury" definition. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down how proving serious impairment can help avoid having your injury defined as minor.
02:11
August 1, 2019
Paying Back Your Disability Carrier
Do you have have to pay back your disability carrier in an ICBC claim? The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down how these carriers can cause more problems than they solve.
02:23
July 25, 2019
What Happens When I Make an ICBC Claim With a Private Health Carrier?
In the fight between ICBC and the extended health carriers, who ends up paying? The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down what this means for victims looking to claim extended health.
01:46
July 11, 2019
What Do Part Seven Benefits With ICBC Mean for Me?
Up until recently, ICBC would settle out Part Seven benefit claims, closing the file for good. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down their new business model, whereby claimants must now continue to deal with ICBC invariably.
02:30
July 4, 2019
How Do I Claim That My Case Is Not a "Minor Injury"?
With the new ICBC cap on minor injuries, many are being incentivized to not return to work. The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down the difference between impairment and minor injuries.
02:22
June 27, 2019
Is Your Injury Subject to a Cap?
Will your injury claim be subject to a cap following a new ICBC system? The Briefing host, Wes Mussio, breaks down what does and doesn't fall inside the injury cap.
02:42
June 20, 2019
Reasons to Avoid Early and Frequent Contact with ICBC
In this episode, The Briefing host, Wes Mussio explains why it might not always be wise to keep in contact with ICBC during a minor injury claim or other claim.
02:05
June 13, 2019
What happens when ICBC finds your case to be a "minor injury"?
In this episode, Wes Mussio explains what happens if ICBC categorizes your injury from an accident as a "minor injury."
02:18
June 5, 2019