On December 23, 2011, the Ontario Court of Appeal brought clarity to the long debated issue of how catastrophic impairments should be determined for seriously injured individuals whose injuries do not fall under one of the six “specific” categories2 under subsection 2(1.1) of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule – Accidents on or after November 1, 19963 (“SABS”) [...]


1 2011 ONCA 823 ["Kusnierz v. Economical"].

2 (a) to (e) and (g).

3 O. Reg. 403/96.


type Kusnierz v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company [Ontario Court of Appeal Decision — Released on December 23, 2011]