Liberals abandon mandate of protecting motorists

Toronto Sun | by Darcy Merkur | May 31, 2016

Toronto Sun thumbnail Ontario drivers thinking they have enough automobile insurance coverage to protect them against a major accident are sadly mistaken in light of the government’s automobile insurance changes, which kick in June 1. Mandatory automobile insurance coverage was designed to protect you in two ways: • By covering your expenses if you were badly hurt in … Continued

No-Fault Accident Benefits Coverage? No Thanks

Toronto Sun | by Darcy Merkur | March 5, 2016

No-Fault Accident Benefits image Ontario drivers are legally required to purchase automobile insurance that includes overpriced, no-fault accident benefits coverage. If you look at your automobile insurance invoice, you will see that some 25% (or roughly $350) of your annual automobile insurance premiums are specified to be in relation to your mandatory purchase of these no-fault accident benefits. With … Continued

Automobile Insurance Review Faces Rough Road

The Toronto Star | by James Daw, quoting Richard Halpern | May 1, 2008

Finance Minister Dwight Duncan wants lawyers, insurers and other critics to agree on fair and affordable changes to Ontario automobile insurance. But the process is getting off to a rocky start, with lawyers and insurers taking pot shots at each other, and with little participation from premium-paying motorists. View source article.