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Car Accidents – Income Losses and Disability Benefits – How does it work?

In the recent case of Mazzucco et al. v. Herer et al, 2015 ONSC 7083, the Court analyzed the law in respect of deductions and set offs between disability benefits such as Canada Pension Plan (CPP) benefits and Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits and Income Loss damages where a disabled person received both. This case involved an injury victim seeking damages arising from medical malpractice. The Court decided on how deductions are applied when the injury victim receives both CPP and LTD benefits from past and future income loss. In this case, Mr. Justice Skarica stated that the following were existing legal principles in Ontario: Negligence damages are measured by actual loss. While there are some exceptions, “double recovery” is not awarded. One exception to the prohibition on …

Slips and Falls Causing Injuries on Ottawa Properties – Ottawa Accident Lawyer

Personal Injury Cases and Steps Taken by Ottawa Injury Lawyers – Slips and Falls If you have been injured if you have been injured in an accident anywhere in Ontario, chances are you may be able to obtain compensation from the person responsible for the accident. If you have been injured on someone else’s property, it is likely that the Occupiers Liability Act of Ontario will apply. This act mandates that all property owners and occupiers take reasonable steps to ensure persons using their property is reasonably safe at all times. Your Ottawa personal injury lawyer will take many steps to advance your claim. For instance, in Ontario, parties are governed by the Rules of Civil Procedure, which mandates every party to disclose all documents that are relevant …