CASES HIGHLIGHT NEED TO BREAK DOWN STATUTORY ACCIDENT BENEFITS

Two recent decisions by the Ontario Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario provide a sobering reminder of the necessity of providing clear and unequivocal breakdowns of the amounts received for Statutory Accident Benefits (SABS), including any lump sum settlements. A similar clear set of jury questions which separates each head of damage … Continued

How Statutory Accident Benefits Can Affect Your Car Accident Case

Two recent decisions by the Ontario Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario provide a sobering reminder of the necessity of providing clear and unequivocal breakdowns of the amounts received for Statutory Accident Benefits (SABS), including any lump sum settlements. A similar clear set of jury questions which separates each head of damage … Continued

There Have Been Major Changes To The Accident Benefits In Ontario

As of June 1, 2016, there were significant changes made to the motor vehicle accident benefits in Ontario. The change in the definition of catastrophic impairment is important to note as it will drastically reduce the number of injuries that qualify a person as catastrophically impaired following an injury. One of the biggest reasons for … Continued

Surviving the June 1st 2016 Changes to the Statutory Accident Benefits

Learn to work with the upcoming changes to the Statutory Accident Benefits.  Community Solutions, in collaboration with Thomson Rogers, presents a morning of challenging discussion, followed by a luncheon with colleagues to network and discuss the SABS. The morning conference will cover: The upcoming changes to the SABS and Tort system How these changes will … Continued