Auto Insurance Legislation

Overview - Auto Insurance Reform 2010

by Richard Halpern

Accident Benefit Changes - Overview of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule - Ontario Regulation 34/10
by Leonard Kunka and Darcy Merkur

Part 1 - Finding Solutions to Key Challenges:
Incurred Expenses - A Challenge for New Accident Victims

by Craig Brown

Examinations, Assessments and Reports: What's Covered and Who Pays?
by Sloan Mandel

Part 2 - Finding Solutions to Key Challenges
by David Payne and Darlene Humphrey

Catastrophic Impairment - New Directions
by David MacDonald

The New Rules - Writing Reports and Being Qualified As An Expert at Trial
by Stacey Stevens

The New Accident Benefits Schedule Transition Provisions
by Richard Halpern


2009 Ontario Auto Insurance Legislation (Updates).


On March 1, 2006 Ontario Regulation 546/05 made under the Insurance Act, came into force. This Regulation dramatically changed the procedure governing motor vehicle accident claims in Ontario. Below is a chart prepared by Leonard Kunka, (a partner at Thomson, Rogers specializing in personal injury cases), which highlights the most important changes arising from Ontario Regulation 546/05.


The Anticipated Changes to the Definition of "Catastrophic Impairment" and It's Expected Impact

Posted: September 2012

By Darcy Merkur

Presented at the Back to School with Thomson, Rogers and the Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario conference on September 13, 2012.


How to Succeed before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario: Practice Tips from Mediation to Arbitration - The Insured’s Perspective

Posted: September 2011

Presented by L. Craig Brown at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association's
"FSCO Arbitrations and Accident Benefits: The Nuts and Bolts" seminar on September 27, 2011


Post DAC Comparison Chart

Posted: March 2006

Comparison of Old Legislation (DAC System) to New Legislation (Post-DAC System). Effective March 1, 2006