Withheld IRB Payments and Special Damages

If you’re injured in an auto accident and you cannot work as a result, you may be eligible for an income replacement benefit (IRB) of up to 70% of your weekly income, to a maximum of $400. IRB’s are an accident benefit, which are intended to provide a minimum amount of compensation to injured motorists […]

Income Replacement Benefit, Limitation Periods & Insurance Examinations

Section 56, subsection 280(2) of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) sets out limitations on how long an applicant has to appeal an insurer’s refusal to pay a claim. That limitation expires two years after the insurer refuses payment. Of course, limitation periods aren’t as cut and dry as that. Two cases specifically showcase how […]