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  • Stretching the Definition of Mental Injury

    Stress, mental Charter of Rights (equality rights) (discrimination) (mental disability) Charter of Rights (reasonable limits) The worker was a nurse at a hospital. The worker claimed entitlement for mental stress resulting from harassment by one of the doctors from 1990 to June 2002 and from her treatment by the hospital after she stopped working in […]

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  • Amendments to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule, Service Provider Regulations, Administrative Penalties and Eligibility for Transportation Expenses

    With this Bulletin, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is highlighting regulation amendments to the automobile insurance system that are effective December 1, 2014, with one exception noted below. FSCO is also reminding insurers and stakeholders about obligations concerning transportation expenses. Amendments were needed to effectively operationalize the new service provider licensing regime and […]

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  • Fordham v. Dutton-Dunwich (Municipality), 2014 ONCA 891 (CanLII)

    This case is about whether a municipality met its statutory duty to keep one of its roads in a reasonable state of repair. By any measure, it is a sad case. On a January night in 2007, 16-year-old Andrew Fordham drove from one friend’s house to another. He took a route through Dutton-Dunwich on rural […]

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  • Financial Services Commission of Ontario

    Auto insurance fraud is a significant problem in Ontario and we all have a role to play in combatting it. Law enforcement, insurance companies and government rely on tips and information from the public to crack down on this crime. With your help, we can reduce abuse of our auto insurance system, lower premiums for […]

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