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Ontario’s ‘fair’ auto insurance plan fails to address systemic imbalance for victims

Thursday, January 04, 2018 @ 9:18 AM | By Alexander Voudouris

The Ontario government introduced its Fair Auto Insurance Plan at the beginning of December “to promote better care of accident victims and affordable rates for drivers.” The plan is based on recommendations made by David Marshall, whom the government hired to review the auto insurance scheme and make recommendations for its improvement.

Marshall’s previous role was as president and CEO of the province’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). During his tenure there, many injured workers were denied proper or adequate treatment, along with other sorely...