Category Archives: Insurance Law

Ask questions before embracing technology with open arms

As advances in vehicle and road technology become more mainstream, drivers must educate themselves before determining whether such changes are a help or a hindrance, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall. The insurance industry can encourage customers to use … Continue reading

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Decision likely to spur better results for accident victims

A recent Financial Services Commission of Ontario arbitration decision is likely to have a “profound” effect on how soft-tissue injury claims are interpreted moving forward, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall. Scarlett v. Belair Insurance Company Inc. deals with … Continue reading

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Video: AdvocateDaily.com — Backlog in the Accident Benefits Regime Getting Worse

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Minor Injury Guidelines have “profound” effect

It’s been little more than a year since the Minor Injury Guidelines were ushered in as part of Ontario’s auto insurance benefits refit, but one Toronto personal injury lawyer says it’s had a “profound” effect on his practice. Read Prior Story “In the year … Continue reading

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Changes to auto insurance policies could cost you money: Kevin Marshall

Changes to accident benefits by the insurance industry last fall may have resulted in a small decrease in rates to policy holders, but unless they read the fine print and take action, they’re likely getting less bang for their buck, says Toronto personal … Continue reading

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Doctors shouldn’t be advocates, says Kevin Marshall

Toronto personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall says Canada should follow a U.K. court decision that abolishes a 400-year-old rule granting expert witnesses immunity from being sued over their participation in legal proceedings. Marshall, who handles plaintiff side personal injury cases, … Continue reading

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Beware of Social Media

Personal injury lawyers and individuals pursuing lawsuits should be wary of a recent case in which a judge ordered a lawyer to call his client to a secret meeting and download her Facebook page, Kevin Marshall tells AdvocateDaily.com. (See Background … Continue reading

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Have you reviewed your Auto Insurance policy since September 1, 2010?

I recently got a call last October from a client who I was representing re a 2009 car accident claim. She had been injured in yet another car accident. Could I represent her? I asked her if she had reviewed … Continue reading

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