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

Accident Benefit Reporter: Volume 18, Issue 1

Posted May 5, 2017

Accident Benefit Reporter | Volume 18, Issue 1 | Spring 2017 The Spring issue of Thomson, Rogers’ Accident Benefit Reporter (Volume 18, Issue 1) is out. In this issue: Judge Condemns Practice of Ghostwriting Expert Reports by Stephen Birman Why it is Crucial to Complete and Submit a Disability Certificate (OCF-3) ASAP – An Important Message for Hospital Providers by Darcy Merkur Can an Insured be … Continued

Attendant Care Benefits: The Importance of Documenting Economic Loss

Posted May 4, 2017

Deanna Gilbert In April of 2017, the appeal decision of Delegate Rogers in MVACF v. Barnes was released. The decision will be troublesome for many families who provide attendant care to their injured loved ones in a non-professional capacity. To understand the importance of the decision, the February 1, 2014, amendment to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule … Continued