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A brief guide to Automobile Accident Benefits

A brief guide to Automobile Accident Benefits

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation June 24, 2020 No Comments Accident benefits are available to anyone who gets injured as a result of the “use or operation of a motor vehicle.” It is available regardless of the fault of an injured Individual and is commonly referred to as “no-fault” benefits. The forms to initiate …

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Insurance companies cutting rates for some drivers amid Covid – 19 crisis, not everyone qualifies

Insurance companies cutting rates for some drivers amid Covid – 19 crisis, not everyone qualifies

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation April 10, 2020 No Comments With the amount of driving dramatically reduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some insurance companies are now offering relief to drivers. “There is no question people who have their vehicles parked at home pose a lower risk then when they were driving to work,” …

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How Intact will handle claims in an era of social distancing

How Intact will handle claims in an era of social distancing

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation April 10, 2020 No Comments Intact is assuring clients and brokers that they are “working around the clock” to keep the claims journey moving forward with as little interruption as possible. “We have mobilized our claims department to be there for our brokers and customers, and we are working …

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What’s really behind Ontario auto rate increases

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation February 13, 2020 No Comments Auto rates continue to climb in Ontario but the increase in frequency and severity of claims plays a big role, Insurance Bureau of Canada suggests. None of the 21 Ontario auto insurers who filed for rate changes during the last quarter of 2019 reduced …

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Child Injured in a car accident, sues parent (father) for “negligent parenting”

Child Injured in a car accident, sues parent (father) for “negligent parenting”

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation January 31, 2020 No Comments A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision on automobile accident insurance considers a narrow but interesting point of law. Here was the scenario: Bradley is the father to Amealia, a teenager. His girlfriend is Tammy-Lynn. One fateful day Tammy-Lynn drove the three of them …

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When your vehicle is damaged by a massive pothole. Is it covered and is the city liable?

When your vehicle is damaged by a massive pothole. Is it covered and is the city liable?

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation January 30, 2020 No Comments You’re on your way to work minding your own business when all of a sudden you drive over a massive pothole and damage your car. Does your auto insurance cover it and can the city be held liable? In short, pothole damage is covered …

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LSO maintains scope of practice for paralegals, law students on summary convictions

LSO maintains scope of practice for paralegals, law students on summary convictions

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation September 16, 2019 No Comments The Law Society of Ontario (LSO) has approved measures to preserve the work paralegals, law students and lawyer licensing candidates do on summary convictions in the wake of Bill C-75…. Request a Free Consultation And we will try to make it worth your time …

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Ontario Government Takes a Different Approach to Auto Insurance Reforms

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation September 16, 2019 No Comments The 2019 Ontario Budget is out and there’s some positive news for auto insurance consumers. Finally, a government in Ontario takes a slightly different approach to repairing a damaged auto insurance product. For too long, the focus has been largely on no-fault accident benefits …

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You can now show your proof of auto insurance electronically in Ontario

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation September 1, 2019 No Comments Ontario drivers can now carry electronic proof of their auto insurance on their smartphones or other devices. Finance Minister Rod Phillips said the pink paper insurance slip isn’t being eliminated yet, but being able to display the information on a phone will be more …

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Apportionment or double counting in determining catastrophic impairment

Apportionment or double counting in determining catastrophic impairment

MK law Firm Services Professional Corporation August 10, 2019 No Comments Under the Statutory Accident Benefit Schedule (SABS) and associated case law, an applicant will meet the legal definition of catastrophic impairment pursuant to the SABS if it is determined that he/she…   Request a Free Consultation And we will try to make it worth …

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