ICBC Claims Lawyer
Stephen Yung has over 10 years of experience and has handled over one thousand ICBC personal injury claims. He represents injured motorists, passengers, motorcyclists, cyclists and pedestrians that consistently end with superior results. He has considerable experience dealing with a vast range of injuries, including spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, chronic pain, psychological injuries, and family compensation claims. He routinely receives referrals from former clients and other lawyers that are impressed with his management of challenging cases.
Stephen’s strengths include analyzing complex issues. He is also highly empathic with his clients, having a clear understanding of his clients’ physical, emotional and mental injuries. He works very closely with each client and their family to reach a positive and successful ICBC personal injury claims.
Stephen has a solid reputation as an ICBC claims lawyer with ICBC adjusters and defense lawyers who help him resolve most claims through negotiation. He will not hesitate to proceed to trial when offers are unreasonable. He has extensive trial experience at all levels of court in British Columbia including the Court of Appeal.
Before joining Simpson Thomas and Associates in 2006, as an ICBC claims lawyer, Stephen had a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis on personal injury claims. He acted for individuals and small businesses in personal injury, employment law, commercial disputes, income tax issues, and family law. His cases were often complex that overlapped different areas of the law.
Stephen earned his law degree in 2001 at Dalhousie University. At Dalhousie University he was an elected executive of the Domus Legis Society. He is a member of both the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association.
Steve is married to Heather who works as a mental health clinician. They have two young children. In his spare time he plays ice hockey, loves to bike, and spend time with his family.
In 2014 Stephen became a Partner in Simpson, Thomas & Associates.