Wes Mussio Blog

Law firms may lose 20 – 30$ million dollars due to the ICBC minor cap, which would affect the government and employees dramatically.   With the introduction of the ICBC’s no-fault system for accidents on or after April 1, 2019, anywhere from 80 to 90% of......

NDP’s David Eby is playing the blame game   David Eby, NDP’s AG, is attempting to blame ICBC’s financial woes on the BC Liberal government and their failure to follow through with the 2014 accounting report which recommended changes to the ICBC system, including Capping......

David Eby rewards bad drivers with increased benefits for being injured, despite the accident being their fault   Rookie AG David Eby did a rookie move. He acted before he listened to the experts. In so doing, he created a MORE EXPENSIVE system that will......

ICBC’s Financial Troubles Could Be Solved By Cutting Unnecessary Costs   The recent Ernest and Young report on ICBC’s financial trouble was leaked to the media recently. While I have not have occasion to read the Ernest and Young report, it seems that they probably......

Distraction is everywhere, here’s how to stay focused    The average North American has an attention span of 8.5 seconds and distractions are everywhere. In fact, we’re inviting distraction; 91% of adults have their smartphone within an arm’s reach. So with a shorter attention span......

Get the best settlement from ICBC by avoiding these mistakes If you’ve been in a car accident and are now in the midst of an ICBC claim, it’s important you take the necessary steps to ensure you receive a fair settlement. Often, the best way......

ICBC costs keep climbing which could be halted by implementing this system   ICBC, in recent time, is claiming escalating costs are driving up premiums that the British Columbia motorists have to pay. Of course, the motoring public, when faced with news of premium rate......

First and foremost, if someone is seriously hurt, call 911. If everyone is okay, follow the guide below. Wondering what you should do right after a car accident? Often, the element of shock or injury may prevent you from making logical decisions on how to......

Being a lawyer can have its challenges, but I find them worth it The grind, the ups, the downs, the alone time, the time with the team – I love it all. Being a lawyer is truly a gift, and I couldn’t imagine doing anything......

Why you should start your own law firm As an Associate counsel for a prominent personal injury firm, I started to realize it was important to move on to start my own law firm. It seemed to me that there were five obvious signs that......

ICBC blames lawyers for rising costs, but fails to mention their unfair negotiation practices The media in British Columbia is regularly reporting on the rising costs associated with the ICBC insurance system in the Province of British Columbia. However, no one seems to be speaking......

Every lawyer will lose a case at some point, here’s what you can do about it Every lawyer, regardless of abilities, will lose a case from time to time because, despite your best efforts, factors outside of your control may result in the loss. For......

There are more than 10 things lawyers can’t live without to efficiently practice law and those items are for all lawyers regardless of practice area or practice style. However, for this article I’ve put together the 10 things that have helped me immensely and continue......

Being productive is easy when you put in the work to achieve it Being more productive is something most professionals are trying to do. Part of living a rewarding life means having and achieving goals, both personal and professionally. During my early days as an......

Being a lawyer can have its challenges, but I find them worth it The grind, the ups, the downs, the alone time, the time with the team - I love it all. Being a lawyer is truly a gift, and I couldn’t imagine doing anything else....

Why you should start your own law firm As an Associate counsel for a prominent personal injury firm, I started to realize it was important to move on to start my own law firm. It seemed to me that there were five obvious signs that told...

ICBC blames lawyers for rising costs, but fails to mention their unfair negotiation practices The media in British Columbia is regularly reporting on the rising costs associated with the ICBC insurance system in the Province of British Columbia. However, no one seems to be speaking about...

Every lawyer will lose a case at some point, here's what you can do about it Every lawyer, regardless of abilities, will lose a case from time to time because, despite your best efforts, factors outside of your control may result in the loss. For example,...

We have come to the conclusion that creating a fun law office to work at is one of the most important aspects of staff retention. After all, if staff members are having a good time while at the office and enjoying each other’s company, they...

There are more than 10 things lawyers can't live without to efficiently practice law and those items are for all lawyers regardless of practice area or practice style. However, for this article I've put together the 10 things that have helped me immensely and continue...

Being productive is easy when you put in the work to achieve it Being more productive is something most professionals are trying to do. Part of living a rewarding life means having and achieving goals, both personal and professionally. During my early days as an attorney...