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

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April 10, 2019

When a car is classified as a write-off, that usually means it’s time for a new one. As many consider Ontario’s system of auto insurance regulation as badly broken, could the same guidance be applied here? 
 
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Insurers object to characterization of Ontario auto as “profitable”

Canada’s home, auto and business insurers are objecting to a recent characterization of Ontario’s auto insurance regime as “profitable.” 
 
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Ontario city partly liable in collision that injured four

A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision means the City of Hamilton is partly liable in a motor vehicle bodily injury lawsuit because there was no painted stop line immediately before an intersection. 
 
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Car accident while delivering food leaves woman with $8,400 repair bill

A woman working for Skip the Dishes is out thousands of dollars after she discovered that her regular insurance policy doesn’t cover collisions that take place on the job. 
 
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What are the Main Differences Between STD and LTD Benefits?

The waiting period for STD benefits is relatively short compared to LTD benefits and can be as short as 1 day or as long as 1 week. Short-term disability benefits are meant to provide almost immediate financial assistance when you become disabled, whereas LTD benefits could have a waiting period of anywhere from 119 days to 52 weeks. 
 
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Take a stance and change the future for Ontarians with disabilities 
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$175,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Psychological Injuries

In the recent case (Anssari v. Alborzpour) the Plaintiff was injured in a 2014 collision.  She sustained various psychological injuries including severe depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress symptoms.  These continued to the time of trial and were likely to continue in the future. 
 

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