July 15, 2016

Deduction of Collateral Benefits: Matching “Apples to Apples” (Tort)

Deduction of Collateral Benefits: Matching “Apples to Apples” (Tort)

Written by: Cary N. Schneider

Beard Winter Defender, Vol. 10, Issue 2
By Cary N. Schneider

Recent decisions by all levels of Court in Ontario support the concept that any listing of income replacement benefits, attendant care benefits, and medical benefits are deductible from a Jury award; regardless whether this is a past or future benefit.  This new case law should be utilized by insurers to affect more reasonable settlements and to argue post-trial regarding the reduction of any Jury Awards.

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