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Christopher Dunn
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10 Coverage Decisions from 2010 That You Ought To Know About

February 1, 2011 Christopher Dunn

It was a relatively busy year in Canadian courts for insurers. While all was relatively quiet on the Supreme Court of Canada front, with the exception of release of the much-anticipated decision in Progressive Homes v. Lombard, the Ontario Court

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Nova Scotia projects 17 per cent claims cost increase from tripling auto injury cap

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board says the province’s decision to triple its minor auto injury cap from $2,500 to $7,500 will result in a 17 per cent increase in third party liability-bodily injury claims costs, and the industry-wide

Michael Sigsworth

Analyzing Weaknesses in Income Loss Reports

February 1, 2011 Michael Sigsworth and Darrell Sherman

Insurers and plaintiff lawyers call upon forensic accountants to provide expert reports, which set out the income loss suffered by individuals as a result of injuries sustained in an accident. There are many factors involved in preparing these reports and

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ICBC loses appeal in hit-and-run case

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has lost its bid to appeal a case in which a gas station owner was injured after a customer filled up her car with gas and attempted to drive away without paying. Parminder

Christa Brothers

Minor Injury Caps

February 1, 2011 Christa M. Brothers and Joseph A. Chedrawe

Early cases offer some guidance as to when a claim will fall within the cap in Nova Scotia, Alberta, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.


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