The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)

The Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (CBABC) is the essential ally and advocate of all members of the legal profession. The CBABC is the voice for the profession and serves its members and their interests in advocacy. It provides personal and professional development, and support to all members of the legal profession. The CBABC promotes fair justice systems, facilitates effective law reform, promotes equality in the legal profession, and is devoted to the elimination of discrimination.

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This script discusses medical malpractice. Topics include three types of medical malpractice, time limits for suing if you suffer malpractice and cost of suing.
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Many people think that their medical records are their own property, and that if they want to see them, they just have to ask. That's only partly true. This script explains who owns medical records and the information ...
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This script explains your options when you want to make a complaint against your doctor. Topics include “General complaints to the College against a doctor” and “What does the College do with your complaint”.
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A committee is a person appointed by the court to make decisions for someone who is mentally incapable and cannot make those decisions. This script explains "committeeship" in BC. Topics include what is a committee, how ...
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Do you have the right to refuse medical care? Who and what allows doctors to treat you if you're unconscious or unable to indicate what medical treatment you want? This script discusses the laws that apply to adults in ...
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This script discusses motor vehicle insurance from the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (called ICBC). It also covers insurance benefits and other payments for those injured in a motor vehicle accident.
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If your motor vehicle has been damaged in an accident, this script explains how you make an insurance claim with the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC). It also explains what happens if you damage another ...
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This script explains driver penalty points and how they relate to the new driver risk premiums charged by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (called ICBC).
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You risk three serious criminal charges if you drink and drive: impaired driving, over .08, and refusing to blow. This script explains these drinking and driving offences. Topics include the breathalyzer and other ...
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This script explains 6 types of driving prohibitions in BC. Then it explains what can happen if you are charged with driving a motor vehicle while prohibited from driving under the BC Motor Vehicle Act and the penalties ...
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