Skip Navigation Links Home        Webinars & Training        New & Notable        News Item Details
Print Share This Page

News Item Details

Mar 24, 2017

Supreme Court of Canada decision: Bodily Injury and Third Parties

The Supreme Court of Canada released the following decision:

Godbout v. Pagé, 2017 SCC 18, File no's. 36385, 36388

(Insurance — Automobile insurance — Bodily injury — No‑fault public automobile insurance scheme — Automobile accident causing injury — Victims suffering aggravated or separate injuries because of subsequent faults attributable to third parties — Whether bodily injuries suffered by victims were “suffered . . . in an accident” within meaning of Automobile Insurance Act — Type of causal link required in case of subsequent fault committed by third party — Whether civil action against third parties in question is barred by application of public compensation scheme — Automobile Insurance Act, CQLR, c. A‑25, ss. 1, 83.57 “accident”, “damage caused by an automobile”.)


Search the News Archives

Need Help?

Found a broken link? Our New & Notable feed is intended to be a current awareness service. Over time, links to external sites may change. If a link doesn't work, try searching the internet for the page or document you're looking for. Or, you can contact us and we'll help you find it.  

Please Upgrade Your Browser

This site's design is only visible in a graphical browser that supports web standards, but its content is accessible to any browser or Internet device.