|Applicant wins Insurance Dispute and is entitled to higher maximum Accident Benefits
||Dec 07, 2019
||Accident victims who claim accident benefits under their vehicle insurance policy sometimes discover that they need medical and rehabilitation treatments that exceed their approved level of benefits under the Minor Injury Guidelines. This is what happened to a car accident victim, but she appealed her disputed claim. The Adjudicator ruled that the applicant demonstrated that the treatments recommended by her doctors are required and reasonable and therefore, she is eligible for the higher level of benefits.
|Toronto Landlord liable for over $1.3 Million in Damages in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
||Dec 01, 2019
||The parents of a young woman who died in a tragic Toronto rooming house fire were awarded over $1.3 Million in wrongful death damages when the property owner violated multiple safety requirements and was negligent in causing the woman’s death.
|The Dangers of letting an Unlicensed Driver drive your Car
||Nov 22, 2019
||It’s illegal to drive a motor vehicle without a proper licence in Canada. And, if you allow an unlicensed driver to drive your vehicle, you are breaching the terms of your vehicle insurance contract and will likely not be covered for vehicle damage.
|Canada has poor Record for leaving Medical Instruments inside Patients
||Nov 11, 2019
||A recent CIHI report reveals that Canada has the highest rate of medical tools being accidentally left in patients, out of OECD nations that track this information. This is a preventable medical error generally caused by surgical and communication failures and can result in pain and long-term complications for some patients.
|Injuries resulting from Rear-end Collisions can be Life-changing
||Nov 08, 2019
||Even when rear-end collisions cause minor damage to a car, the violent and unexpected jolt associated with these car accidents can result in serious and permanent injuries.
|Tips when claiming Disability Benefits for Mental Illness
||Nov 01, 2019
|| Mental illness is one of the leading causes of disability in Canada, yet insurance companies all too often deny or terminate disability benefits for persons with a mental illness that prevents them from working. Here are important tips to promote a successful claim for benefits.