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  • FAIR – supporting auto accident victims through advocacy and education
  • FAIR – supporting auto accident victims through advocacy and education
  • FAIR – supporting auto accident victims through advocacy and education

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September 12, 2018

8 More Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About Motor Vehicle Accident Injury Lawsuits in Ontario

Each year thousands of drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents in Ontario. Many never fully recover from their injuries and are left to deal with pain, limitations, medical and rehabilitation expenses and loss of income.
 
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LAT Decision – Shane Minty vs. Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund

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Sun Life ‘deceitfully’ concealed ‘sales misrepresentations’ about life insurance policies, customers allege

While the court battle was unfolding, Sun Life continued to administer the plans, charging increasing premiums to hundreds of thousands of Canadians while “deceitfully” concealing “its knowledge that systematic sales misrepresentations had occurred,” according to allegations filed in a long-running lawsuit brought by angry customers against Sun Life.
 
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Disclosure of Harm – Preliminary Consultation – CPSO
 
The College is currently reviewing its Disclosure of Harm policy, which sets out the expectations of physicians in situations where a patient has experienced harm in the course of medical treatment. We are inviting feedback at this preliminary stage to help inform our review of the policy.
 
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Canada: Attendant Care Benefits – Family Members & Professional Health Care Designations 

Careful analysis of relevant case law dealing with family members claiming attendant care benefits pursuant to s. 3(7)(e)(iii)(A) of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule [“Schedule“] indicates that there are numerous factors to consider when determining eligibility. This case law examines whether a professional health care provider that is also a family member of the claimant (i) worked in that capacity at some point prior to the subject accident or at the time the attendant care services were provided; OR (ii) if not, he or she actively sought employment in that capacity at the time of the accident or at the time the services were provided.1 In addition, this case law reviews this family member’s professional designation and credentials prior to determining whether the attendant care benefits are payable. 
 
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IBC poll reveals “high level of public frustration” over NL’s auto insurance

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has released the results of its latest poll, which found that many consumers in Newfoundland and Labrador believe they are paying too much for car insurance. 
 

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