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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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April 30, 2019

Auto Insurance Rates for the First Quarter of 2019

This notice provides an overview of the private passenger automobile insurance rate changes approved by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) for filings reviewed in the first quarter of 2019. The number of filings reviewed by FSCO and the overall average rate change for the Ontario market may vary from quarter to quarter, based on updated information about claims costs, market conditions, financial factors and the resulting impact that these factors have on the adequacy of an insurance company’s current rates.  http://www.fsco.gov.on.ca/en/auto/rates/Pages/q1-2019.aspx

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FSCO issues warning regarding two unlicensed insurance agents

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) has issued a couple of notices, warning consumers in the area to avoid all business with two unlicensed insurance “professionals.” 
 
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Postal code change leaves couple facing insurance hike

An Ontario couple saw their home and auto insurance premiums increase to the tune of hundreds of dollars per year because of a change in their address – even though they didn’t move. 
 
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Apply to the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund

If you were in a car accident and no one had auto insurance, you may be eligible for compensation for your injuries or property damage. Learn how to apply to the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund. 
 
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Structured settlements often the wise choice: Hollingsworth

When a plaintiff agrees to resolve a personal injury claim by receiving a structured settlement from the insurance company, it offers several advantages, says Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth
 
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Applicant shows injuries fall outside MIG – 18-00007 JS v. Cooperators General Insurance Company, 2019 CanLII 14395 (ON LAT)

JS was injured in a car accident on January 5, 2016 and sought benefits from The Cooperators pursuant to the SABs but when The Cooperators refused to pay for certain benefits JS applied to the LAT for resolution of this dispute. 
 
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Four strategies to strengthen the leadership of lived experts in an advocacy network

The ODSP Action Coalition is a grassroots network led by people with disabilities in receipt of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), disability service providers, community agencies, and legal clinics. Anyone on ODSP, a family member of someone on ODSP, or an agency that serves any disability group can join the Coalition. 
 
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Hospitals helping patients recover faster from surgery 

Roughly a million Canadians a year undergo surgery. On average, they spend a week in hospital. That’s according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information. An article published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal is offering a new approach to shorten hospital stays and reduce complications.   
 

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