Entitlement to attendant care benefits upheld

Law Times | by Michael McKiernan, quoting Deanna Gilbert | June 11, 2018

Law Times logo A Divisional Court decision upholding a woman’s entitlement to attendant care benefits offers guidance on the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule’s controversial “incurred expense” provisions, according to the injured plaintiff’s lawyer. The decision in Helmer v. Belairdirect Insurance Company revolved around the May 6, 2016 motor vehicle accident that injured Belinda Helmer, the owner and operator … Continued

Finding Solutions to Key Challenges: Part 1 Incurred Expenses – A Challenge for New Accident Victims

Craig Brown, best personal injury lawyer On September 1, 2010, the interpretation of “incurred expense” changed dramatically and created new challenges for the families of innocent accident victims. From 1991 to 1995 the definition of “incurred expense” to obtain attendant care required families to retain professional caregivers in order to qualify for reimbursement under the SABS.  In subsequent revisions of the … Continued