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Bringing a Personal Injury Claim? Beware: The Eye In The Sky May Be Watching You

In Ontario, motor vehicle accident victims who bring lawsuits against negligent parties may be entitled to recover compensation for pain and suffering if they can prove that their injuries amount to a “serious and permanent impairment of an important mental physical and/or psychological function.”  This is known as the threshold test.

As a result, insurance companies defending these claims will sometimes choose to conduct surveillance on the person making the claim, hoping to catch them doing something inconsistent with what they claim they cannot do. This can be done through video surveillance, photographs, or simply written observations over a period of time. Read more

 
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