Law Times: Ruling on CPP a win for accident victims

Law Times | by Michael McKiernan, quoting Deanna Gilbert | August 21, 2017

Law Times logo 150x46 A Supreme Court of Canada decision that ruled the Canada Pension Plan is not a policy of insurance is a win for accident victims across the country, says a Toronto lawyer. In Sabean v. Portage La Prairie Mutual Insurance Co., a unanimous seven-judge panel of the nation’s top court ruled the insurer could not deduct a … Continued

CPP not “a policy of insurance” per OPCF-44R

Posted June 8, 2017

Deanna Gilbert The Supreme Court of Canada has concluded that CPP disability benefits are not “a policy of insurance” for purposes of deductibility in family protection endorsements. In automobile insurance, there are a number of forms of payments and benefits that injured victims may receive as a result of their injuries. In some cases, those payments or … Continued