Information About Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Blog
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- Top 5 “Wow!” Moments from Insurance Companies’ Submissions to the Ontario Government on Restoring the $2M Catastrophic Limits
In 2019, the Ontario Ministry of Finance asked for submissions on automobile insurance and whether to return to a $2M limit for medical, rehabilitation and attendant care benefits for catastrophically injured people. The limit used to be $2M, however in 2016, it was reduced to $1M. The Ford governme … Read more »
- The Effect of Excluded Driver Endorsements
In certain circumstances, an insurance company or a person insured under a motor vehicle policy may request the execution of an Excluded Driver Endorsement, also known as the “Ontario Policy Change Form 28A” or “OPCF 28A” in Ontario. By signing this form, the owner of the insured vehicle and the exc … Read more »
- Uncovering the Truth, Hidden Documents and Buried Children: Residential School Survivors and Their Families Deserve Better
Guest Author: Lawson Hennick, Hennick Law The red marks on our great Canadian flag will certainly take on a new meaning this year. There will never be enough compensation to make whole Residential School Survivors or their families, but their experiences cannot be in vain. That requires getting at t … Read more »
- What is a Housekeeping and Home Maintenance Claim in Personal Injury?
Persons who suffer serious personal injuries often have difficulty returning to the normal life they led before the accident. A lawyer who is a member of OTLA can help recover money for a range of changes or ‘damages’ due to an injury. These can include ongoing pain and suffering, changes in ability … Read more »
- New Contingency Fee Rules
Effective July 1, 2021, the Law Society of Ontario implemented new requirements as part of its ongoing contingency fee reform. These requirements are intended to simplify and standardize the information that potential clients receive if they need to engage a lawyer or paralegal to assist them in a c … Read more »