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MED/MAL 2020


Road Map for MedMal Cases 


FEB 28 | Toronto




Featured Speaker:  Patrick Malone


Co-author of Winning Medical Malpractice Cases: With the Rules of the Road Technique and 

Rules of the Road A Plaintiff Lawyer's Guide to Proving Liability





Deductible Amounts in the case of damages from January 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020


Happy New Year!

Insurance companies to take even more in 2020 if you’re injured in a crash!


But, shhhh! It’s a Secret!


They Don’t want you to know that it’s almost $40,000!


Every year, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario increases the auto insurance Secret Deductible on your pain and suffering damages if you’re injured in a car crash. 


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Four years ago, the Liberal government made changes to insurance that allow insurance companies to index the Secret Deductible on these claims. Those increases are locked in and will happen every year just as we have seen steep increases in insurance premiums in the last few years. Profits for insurance companies are up, too! The only part of your insurance policy that does not increase is your coverage. You are literally paying more and more and are getting less and less.


Ontario’s auto insurance is seriously broken and the secret deductible is one of the main reasons why!


2020 OTLA Member & Safety Leadership Awards

Call for Nominations


Submission  Deadline :

February 10, 2020





OTLA Search for next CEO

Due to the spring retirement of our current CEO, Linda Langston, we are hiring a new CEO, expected to be in place by early May.  The deadline for applications is February 7, 2020 at noon


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OTLA Blog 

The Connection Between Statutory Accident Benefits and Tort

Ontario motor vehicle accident legislation is a confusing area of personal injury law for many victims of a car accident. It is important for people to understand their available options for compensation through accident benefits and tort, and how these particular options interplay with each other.


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