LAT Year 2 – Have We Settled In?

At the close of 2016, the LAT had released a total of 45 decisions, and by the end of 2017 that number grew to 413, demonstrating the expediency of the LAT and the rate at which information is becoming available. 84 decisions have already been released to date in...

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2017 – A Year in Review at the LAT

As we round up 2017, there have been a total of 300 decisions released. The graph above reflects an empirically collected analysis of for/against outcomes of all decisions released by the LAT. 60% of the decisions were in favour of insurer, while 37% of the decisions...

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Best seats in the house – Unique LATitudes

When I settled into my new role at inHEALTH as Manager of LAT Compendium Services in May, there were a total of 106 decisions published by the LAT. I figured, how bad could it be? Within two months, the number of published decisions had nearly doubled to 192 – my...

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The LAT: One Year Older, Any The Wiser?

"The Licence Appeal Tribunal has been hearing disputed Ontario accident benefits claims for more than a year. Although disputes seem to be resolved more quickly than they were by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, it remains to be seen whether or not...

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Orchestrating A Path To Change

The urgent need to reform an unsustainable tort system in the late 1980s led to a succession of no-fault legislation and regulatory reforms that introduced a tort threshold and deductibles.   Almost 30 years later, we once again face an unsustainable tort system—and...

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