An Asphalt Shooting Defies Jurisdictions

On October 16, 2012, in Gatineau, Ontario, Ottawa, Quebec, by Rosalie McLachlin

Ottawa Father Shot, Then Caught in Insurance Hell After a 70-year-old hunter shot him in the foot, an Ottawa father of two finds he doesn’t have a leg to stand on when it comes to settling a disability claim. He’s now reaching out to lawyers to recover what little he can. Earlier this year, Andrew […]

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Tripped-Up Travel Insurance

On October 8, 2012, in British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver Island, by Rosalie McLachlin

DATELINE: Gold River, BC VIDEO LINK: Confusion on Medical Questions Results in Denied Claims Attention snowbirds, backpackers, and other travellers: if the cooling weather is turning your thoughts to warmer locales, scrutinize your travel health insurance policy. Your answer to a qualifying question on the medical check-list could give an insurance company an excuse […]

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Caught On Film?

On October 1, 2012, in Yukon, by Rosalie McLachlin

You Can Dispute Disability Video Evidence “Video evidence is a lot like nitroglycerin,” writes James Careless in an article for attorney members of the Canadian Bar Association. “Properly handled, it can demolish an opposing counsel’s case. Carelessly managed, it can blow up in your face.” Valerie Royle and her “fraud squad” at the Yukon Workers’ […]