ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: FSCO MISSES THE POINT OF MIG APPEAL


In Aviva Canada Inc. v. Sleep(FSCO Appeal P17-00034), Director’s Delegate Murray was required to review ...

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2019 Budget Scandal! Ontario Government to Repeal Proceedings Against the Crown Act


One of the most controversial (and potentially unconstitutional) aspects of the Ontario government’s 2019 budget ...

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Putting Drivers First? The Government’s Blueprint for Insurance Reform Revealed


Early this year, the government asked for public input into the future of auto insurance ...

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Accident Benefits Updates: Egg Incident


In Gilbraith v. Intact Insurance Company (2019 ONSC 1875), Intact brought a Summary Judgment Motion ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: FIRST DECISION UNDER NEW CAT CRITERIA


Significant amendments to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) came into effect in June2016. Changes ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: WHICH CAT DEFINITION APPLIES TO TRANSITIONAL POLICIES?


In H.S. and Allstate Insurance (2018 CanLII 132563), the parties held a Preliminary Issue hearing ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: INSURERS STILL REFUSE TO FUND CAT ASSESSMENTS


An ongoing source of frustration for seriously injured car accident victims concerns the refusal by ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: DIVISIONAL COURT WEIGHS IN ON SELF-EMPLOYED IRB CALCULATION


In Surani v. Perth Insurance Company (2018 ONSC 7254), the Divisional Court reviewed a Financial ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: Car-surfing injury is an “Accident” -Divisional Court upholds LAT decision


In order to receive accident benefits under an auto insurance policy, a claimant must prove ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATE: Glass half full?


In Applicant and Royal and Sun Alliance, a recent decision of the Licence Appeal Tribunal ...

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New Deductible 2019


Many of you are unaware that there is a statutory deductible imposed on non-pecuniary general ...

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ACCIDENT BENEFITS UPDATES: MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT


Mr. Cowdrey was involved in a serious motorcycle accident on September 15, 2013. He was ...

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