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March 15, 2019

FY2019-20BP: Draft 2019-20 Priorities and Budget


Another IBC propaganda page with insurers shaming their own customers who don’t recover the ‘right’ way

Insurance Crime

  • A person who exaggerates injuries following a collision to collect benefits (also known as personal injury fraud). Examples include:
  • Malingering injuries and extended recuperation time
  • Medical services fraud involving a health care practitioner who exaggerates the severity of a patient’s legitimate injury and increases the amount billed for assessments, treatment and/or assistive devices

Aiming to fix high auto insurance rates in Ontario

It is no secret that Ontario drivers pay some of the highest automobile insurance rates in the country and many, right here in Milton, pay upwards of $2,000 a month. Ontarians work hard, and should not be paying unnecessarily high insurance premiums simply based on where they live. 

Expensive insurance? How increased crime rates in Windsor could have contributed

Reported crimes went up by 20.6 per cent last year compared to 2017 in Windsor.There were 18,413 reported violations of the Criminal Code in 2018, while in 2017 there were 15,274.

Car accident injury lawsuit, disability claim dispute tried together

It’s not uncommon for persons injured in a car accident to file multiple claims for compensation, depending on the circumstances of the accident and their injuries. Anyone injured in a car accident, including vehicle passengers and pedestrians, may claim statutory accident benefits under the no-fault accident insurance policy of their driver, another driver involved in the collision, or under their own vehicle insurance 

Appeal of Decision on Social Host Responsibility Allowed – Williams v. RIchard 2018 ONCA 889

W dropped in on his friend JR unexpectedly, and both men spent the next three hours drinking beer in JR’s garage. There was a beer fridge in the garage, and W drank approximately 15 beers. By the time W left, both JR and his mother, ER, with whom he lived, were aware that he was intoxicated. JR was also aware that W intended to drive his babysitter home and to take his children with him when he did so. There was some evidence that JR received an assurance from W that he would not drive the babysitter home 

CAVOUKIAN: Loss of privacy leads to society devoid of freedom

There is a deeper connection between the loss of privacy, property rights and the threat of aggression that affects both innovation and prosperity. 

Auto insurers keep quiet on large rate hikes in N.B. during campaign in N.L.

A campaign by auto insurers in Newfoundland and Labrador highlighting low premiums for clients in New Brunswick uses figures from 2016 — but doesn’t mention that those rates have increased substantially since then. 

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