Every year, over half a million Canadians sustain a traumatic brain injury. Motor vehicle accidents account for more than 50% of all acquired brain injuries, this according to the Brain Injury Society of Toronto.
Concussions are often referred to as invisible injuries because they are hard to detect. Fortunately, over the years there have been some advances in medicine that enable those in the medical field to detect even the tiniest signs of injury in the brain.
A recent decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice opens the possibility of making social hosts of parties responsible for the actions of their guests.
Occupiers’ Liability Act The Ontario law called Occupiers’ Liability Act sets out who are responsible in the event you are injured at a certain location.
If you have been injured in an accident or through an intentional act or negligence of the state, employee or another person, you may ask for damages or monetary awards.
What you do after being injured in a fall is crucial if you intend to file a claim against the negligent person, company or municipality responsible for your fall.
The case called F. V. v Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company decided by the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) on January 30, 2017 answers the question on whether or not family holiday expenses can be classified as payable rehabilitation benefit under section 16 of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS).
The case called B. F. v Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company decided by the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) on January 30, 2017 emphasizes the importance of following the orders of the Tribunal.
A recent decision by the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) answers the question on whether or not an accident victim’s pre-existing condition prevents him or her
What is “Pay First and Dispute Later” Rule Section 2, paragraph 1 of the Ontario Regulation 283/95 – a regulation that sets out the mandatory process for private arbitration of all disputes between insurance companies, states, “The first insurer that receives a completed application for benefits is responsible for paying benefits to an insured person pending the resolution of any dispute as to which insurer is required to pay benefits under section 268 of the Act.”