Ontario Accident Benefits – Who is eligible ?

Are you eligible for Ontario Accident Benefits? What are Accident Benefits ? Have you been in accident? Are you wondering what your options are? In most cases if you reside in Ontario you may be entitled to Accident Benefits. The Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule, otherwise known as SABS is the provincial regulation of benefits. These […]

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Accident benefits ? Which insurance company ?

Accident Benefits: Whose insurance company do I use ?  If you have been injured in a accident , navigating the insurance process can be tricky. In Ontario, there are strict timelines for applying for Accident Benefits, and it is important that you report your accident in a timely manner. There are exceptions; however, if you […]

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Changes to Ontario Auto Insurance Again…and It’s Not Good News.

Ottawa Injury Lawyers David Hollingsworth We hate to be the bearer of bad news but we are today.  The Ontario government has done it again.  To further add to all the reductions in accident benefits that have been made over the last while, they announced even more changes last Thursday. These changes, in our opinion negatively […]

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Ontario accident? How to calculate the maximum amount of income replacement benefits you receive from your Ontario accident benefits plan.

What are income replacement benefits? If you have been in an accident in Ontario and have suffered personal injury, you are most likely eligible for Ontario accident benefits. Ontario accident benefits, can partially compensate you for any losses of  income if you are unable to work because of your personal injuries. You are only eligible for […]

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Are Ontario snowmobile accidents entitled to Ontario accident benefits ?

Snowmobile Accidents and Accident Benefits Insurance Claims There are far too many snowmobile accidents each year. A tragic snowmobile accident took another life: the life of  a 24 year old man in Val des Monts yesterday.  My thoughts go out to his family and friends and I am truly sorry for their loss.  I have many clients who […]

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If in an Ontario accident, do you have to provide your insurance information ?

Ontario Accident Insurance Claims If in an accident, do you have to provide your insurance  information ?  The answer is yes. Section 200 of the Highway Traffic Act states that any person involved in an Ontario accident must, when requested, must provide his/her name, address, driver’s licence number, insurance policy information and ownership information.  This information […]

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Difference between Catastrophic injury accident benefits and Non-Catastrophic injury accident benefits

Catastrophic Injury and Non-Catastrophic Injury: STATUTORY ACCIDENT BENEFITS Did you know that regardless of who is at fault, people injured  in motor vehicle accidents in Ontario may be entitled to certain accident benefits from their own motor vehicle insurance company regardless if they have suffered a catastrophic injury or not? Even if you do not have […]

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