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Supreme Court of Canada bars lawsuits against hospital, police by auto accident victims compensated by SAAQ

An auto accident victim who is compensated by Quebec’s public automobile insurance plan cannot sue a third party for an “aggravated” or “separate” aspect of the injury, provided there is a “plausible, logical and sufficiently close link” between the accident and the subsequent events, the Supreme Court of Canada suggested in a ruling released Friday.

March 28, 2017  By Canadian Underwriter

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