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McCague Borlak’s Christmas in January

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

McCague Borlak LLP welcomed in the New Year by hosting industry guests for their annual ‘Christmas in January‘ traditional reception of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, as well as a chance to tour their newly renovated office space at 130 King

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Privacy Commissioner reaches impasse with SGI over collection of health information under province’s Insurance Act

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner in Saskatchewan says it has reached an impasse with Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) over three ‘breach of privacy’ complaints related to the collection of personal health information under the Automobile Accident Insurance

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Syndrome Versus Injury

February 1, 2011 Laura Kupcis

Both whiplash syndrome and whiplash injury cause pain to the injured party, but only one presents with a physical cause

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Change in occupation test not enough to overturn arbitrator’s order to pay IRB benefits

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

A change in the occupation test for determining Income Replacement Benefits (IRB) before and after a 104-week period of disability is not necessarily enough of a “change” of circumstances to warrant overturning an arbitrator’s order to pay IRB benefits. Ontario’s

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A Year of Firsts

February 1, 2011 J. Gregory Clooney and Sheree L. Conlon

2009-2010 marked a series of “firsts” in Atlantic Canada, particularly in Nova Scotia, as several legal issues were addressed before the court for the first time.

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DNA testing at the top of MPI’s list of top five frauds in 2010

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

DNA testing, CSI-style, ferreted out a fraud scheme in which a Manitoba driver vehemently denied crashing his car, causing his airbag to deploy. The attempted fraud made the top of Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI)’s top five frauds of 2010. The

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South Barrie Collision Centre goes “green”

December 1, 2007 by Claims Canada

South Barrie Collision Centre in Barrie, Ont. held a launch reception on Nov. 8, 2007 to celebrate that the facility has ‘gone green’ and is now using environmentally compliant waterborne paint. The state-of-the-art 40,000 sq. ft. collision centre, which is