ABR Updater: America The Beautiful – Auto Insurance for Ontarians

ABR Updater | Issue 39 | by Carr Hatch | August 2017

ABR Updater, Issue 39 by Carr Hatch, personal injury lawyer Instead of staying put all year in the great white north I, like many Ontarians, regularly visit the beautiful American cities of Buffalo and Detroit. Though most Ontarians sail through these border towns and are pleased when they see them in their rear view mirrors, en route to friendlier, sunnier, and greener destinations, New York State and Michigan are … Continued

Car Insurance Reforms Bad for Taxpayers

Toronto Sun | by Darcy Merkur | August 14, 2017

Toronto Sun thumbnail Why lower premiums for less coverage will inevitably lead to higher taxes Anyone want to save $100 per year on automobile insurance? What’s the catch you ask? Well, you will get less insurance protection than you need. Oh, and did I mention your taxes will go up significantly because people without adequate insurance protection will … Continued

Another Bad AC RE Retro Application Of Post-Feb. ’14 rule

Posted August 9, 2017

Deanna Gilbert A couple of months ago, I reported on the FSCO decision of MVACF v. Barnes. This was a concerning appeal decision, wherein the Director’s Delegate concluded that irrespective of when the crash occurred, any attendant care provided after the February 2014 amendment to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) is subject to that amendment. The … Continued

Meet Robert Ben – Personal Injury Lawyer

Watch this short video and get to know personal injury lawyer Robert Ben, a partner with the Toronto law firm of Thomson, Rogers. Learn a little more about why he chose law and what he is passionate about. Robert brings a unique perspective to his representation of personal injury victims having spent the early part … Continued

Pedestrian Car Accident Claims – To Settle or Not To Settle

Posted July 13, 2017

Stacey Stevens, best personal injury lawyer Toronto Pedestrians involved in a car accident should be cautious when settling their claim. In particular, settlement of a catastrophic Statutory Accident Benefits(SABS) claim prior to the negligence trial can be risky.  The recently released decision in Cadieux v. Saywell, 2016 ONSC 7604 (CanLII) is a perfect example of why this may not always be advisable where … Continued