Accident Benefits Update: ONCA’s TOMEC Decision on SABS Limitations


On November 8, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal released Tomec v Economical Mutual Insurance ...

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Accident Benefits Update: Impaired Driving Charges After Crash


R. v. Canavan, 2019 ONCA 567 (CanLII), the appellant, Michael Canavan tried to overturn ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: THE “FINAL” FINAL WORD ON FUNDING FOR CAT ASSESSMENTS


Recently the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) published its Reconsideration decision in J.M. and Aviva General ...

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PERSONAL INJURY NEWS: US JURY AWARDS $1 BILLION! CAN IT HAPPEN IN CANADA?!


One of the challenges we face as Canadian personal injury lawyers arises from the differences ...

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Accident Benefits Update: IRB Applicant is an Employee despite UBER earnings


In A.M. v the Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company, 2019 CanLII58194 (ON LAT), a ...

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Bad Faith by Accident Benefits Insurer? Take It up with the Lat!


On July 19, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal released Stegenga v Economical Mutual Insurance ...

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Levelling the Playing Field: Costs Insurance Is a Compensable Disbursement


In the recently released Costs decision, Stewart et al. v. Wood et al. [2019 ONSC ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: INSURER CAT EXPERT FAILS TO IMPRESS TRIBUNAL


The Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) recently released its decision in HW and Security National ...

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Accident Benefits Update- Superior Court Weighs in on Causation in CAT Claim


In Pucci v. Wawanesa (2019 ONSC 1706), a recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision, ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: INSURER CAN’T RELY ON PRIOR MIG REPORT


In Applicant v. Aviva Insurance Canada (2018 CanLII 110921), a recent Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE- LAT CONSIDERS CAUSATION IN CAT CLAIM


In F.D. and Allstate Canada, a recent decision of the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT) before ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: SERVICE FEE RECOVERY


If you have been seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident, it can be difficult ...

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