SABS Tag Archives

17-000835 v. Aviva General Insurance Canada, 2018 CanLII 83520 (ON LAT)

After exhausting the $3,500 monetary limit available under the Minor Injury Guidelines, Aviva denied his claims for further treatment, arguing that the chronic pain that the Applicant developed does not entitle him to any additional benefits beyond the MIG limits.

Hedley v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, 2019 ONSC 5318

Insurers’ mere boilerplate reasons for denying treatment will no longer suffice in light of this Licence Appeal Tribunal (“LAT”) decision, which was upheld on appeal.

T. K. vs. Allstate Insurance, 2019 ONLAT 18-007113/AABS

The Licence Appeal Tribunal (“the LAT”) has determined that it does not have the power nor jurisdiction to award interim benefits pursuant to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule – Effective September 1, 2010 (the ”Schedule”).

Tomec v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company, 2019 ONCA 882

In Tomec v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company, a decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal, the issue was whether or not discoverability applies to the two year limitation period under s. 281.1(1) of the Insurance Act and s. 51(1) of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS).

What is the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund?

The Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund (“MVACF”) is a fund established by the Ontario government to provide compensation to people injured in motor vehicle accidents.