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College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) takes action to protect vulnerable MVA victims

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Canadians paying more than $2 billion for auto insurance fraud: Aviva

Canadians are on the hook for over $2 billion each year thanks to auto insurance fraud. This discovery comes courtesy of a new Aviva investigation designed to determine the impact of auto repair fraud on insurance consumers highlights the urgent need to reform the auto insurance system.

http://www.canindia.com/ canadians-paying-more-than-2- billion-for-auto-insurance- fraud-aviva/

Civil Procedure Rules & Video Surveillance in Ontario

Understanding the basic rules and procedures of civil litigation in Ontario ensures you are aware of civil laws and comprehend legal proceedings. However, keep in mind that the rules and procedures that guide civil litigation are constantly evolving.

http://zaylaw.com/civil- procedure-rules-video- surveillance-ontario/

Saadati v. Moorhead: The Supreme Court Gives Psychological Injuries Their Proper Recognition

As personal injury lawyers, we represent clients who have suffered many different types of injures. Although the majority of these injuries are physical in nature, they can be accompanied by or are solely due to psychological injuries. In the 2017 Supreme Court decision, Saadati v Moorhead, the Court examined how psychological injuries ought to be viewed by our justice system, and opined on the test to prove a psychological injury in the absence of physical injuries.

https://www.mcleishorlando. com/blog/saadati-v-moorhead- supreme-court-gives- psychological-injuries-proper- recognition/

Changes To The Ontario Disability Support Program

Many Canadians are still unaware of the significant changes made to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works late last year. These changes could potentially have a major impact on you or your loved ones, especially if you have been wrongfully injured.

http://zaylaw.com/changes- ontario-disability-support- program/

Lawyer blasted for meddling with kin’s decision to let brain dead man die

TORONTO — A lawyer who took it upon herself to interfere in a decision to withdraw life support from her severely brain-damaged client had no right to do so and deserves to have legal costs assessed against her, Ontario’s top court has ruled.

http://www.advocatedaily.com/n one-lawyer-blasted-for-meddlin g-with-kins-decision-to-let-br ain-dead-man-die.html

Ferreira v. St. Mary’s General Hospital, 2018 ONCA 247 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/hr03q
Ferreira v. St. Mary’s General Hospital, 2017 ONSC 6631 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/hp182
Ferreira v St. Mary’s General Hospital, 2017 ONSC 4243 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/h4r5m

CAT Developments at the LAT

The new definitions for catastrophic impairment came into force for motor vehicle accidents that occurred on or after June 1, 2016. Currently, no cases under the new definition have been decided at the Licencing Appeals Tribunal (“LAT”). However, a review of the catastrophic impairment cases that have been decided since the commencement of the LAT do provide some guidance for the management of cases under the new definition.

https://lernerspersonalinjury. ca/blogs/cat-developments-at-t he-lat/

Auto pricing report shows the slow pace of regulatory approvals, insurers say

2018 Auto Insurance Price Index released Tuesday illustr ates, more than anything, the slow pace of regulatory approval for auto rates across the country, Insurance Bureau of Canada says.

https://www.canadianunderwrite r.ca/insurance/auto-pricing-in dex-shows-slow-pace-regulatory -approvals-insurers-say-100412 8745/

Ford recalls almost 1.4M cars; steering wheel can come loose

DETROIT — Under pressure from U.S. regulators, Ford is recalling nearly 1.4 million midsize cars in North America because the steering wheels can detach from the steering column and drivers could lose control.

The recall covers certain Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ cars from the 2014 through 2018 model years.

http://torontosun.com/news/nat ional/ford-recalls-almost-1-4m -cars-steering-wheel-can-come- loose/wcm/d59ac058-8a8b-479b-a aed-d4bee966458c?utm_campaign= Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_ source=Twitter#link_time=15210 39183