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What are the 3 legal levels of automobile insurances

1) federal level (criminal code, violation of premiums)
2) provincial level (highway traffic act + rate guidelines)
3) municipal level (parking and crosswalk)

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Absolute liability

A person injured or killed by your vehicle has a right to collect from your insurance company even if coverage is denied to you because you have violated the terms of your contract. (Absolute liability doctrine)

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Negligence (auto insurance)

Third party liability covers damages or injuries to an innocent third party caused by your negligence

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Subrogation (auto insurance)

Ontario, Saskatchewan, Quebec and MB have no fault direct compensation for bodily injury which means that each person collects from their own insurance company and the victims insurance can not sue

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5 criteria on which premiums are determined (auto insurance)

1) probability of loss
2) particular risk
3) size of the deductible
4) amount of excess coverage
5) Tax on the premium

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Auto insurance/ premiums/ probability of loss/ 9
component

1) age/gender/marital status
2) driver training
3) number of years licenced
4) numbers of criteria
5) number of at fault accident
6) make and model of the car
7) location
8) vehicle use
9) number of operators

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What criterium can not be used to determine auto insurance premium in SK

Age, gender, location

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What 8 criterium can not be used to determine auto insurance premium in Ontario

1) credit history
2) bankruptcy
3) employment status
4) owning a credit card
5) time in current location
6) not at fault accident
7) owning or leasing
8) period without insurance

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What 7 criterium can not be used to determine auto insurance premium in NS

1) age/gender/marital status
2) age of the vehicle
3) previous coverage by the facility association
4) previous refusal of coverage
5) not at fault accident
6) late payments
7) auto insurance laps under 2 years

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What 9 criterium can not be used to determine auto insurance premium in Newfoundland and Labrador

1) age/gender/marital status
2) age of the vehicle
3) tide sealing (not having other policies with the company
4) being insured with the facility association
5) not at fault claims
6) minor damages without claims
7) non sufficient fund check
8) laps in coverage
9) another company refusing to insure

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Facilities association

Insurer of last resort that will provide insurance when no private insurers will

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What are the 7 sections of an auto insurance policy

Section 1: introduction
Section 2: what automobiles are covered
Section 3: third party liability
Section 4: accident benefit coverage
Section 5: uninsured or unidentified motorist
Section 6: direct compensation and property damage
Section 7: optional loss or damage coverage

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Auto insurance coverage section 1: introduction

Contains the declaration and spells out where the driver is covered and the driver's responsibility (notify the insurer...)

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Auto insurance section 2: what automobiles are covered

-The automobile
- newly acquired automobile
- temporary substitute
- auto loss of use (optional)
- trailers
- rented or leased (optional)

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Auto insurance liability section 3: third party liability

Third party liability covers the insured when he or she is sued and found responsible for the loss or damage to the property of others and or bodily harm or death . Insurer will pay up to the insurance limit + court expenses

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Auto insurance section 4: accident benefit coverage

It is mandatory in all jurisdiction except Newfoundland and Labrador. Basic mandatory coverage includes the name insured, the driver passengers and pedestrians

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Auto insurance/ 11 possible coverage of accident benefit

1) income replacement
2) non earner benefit
3) care giver benefit
4) medical benefit
5) rehabilitation benefit
6) case manager service
7) attendant care benefit
8) educational expenses
9) death benefit
10) Funeral expenses
11) house keeping and home maintenance

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Auto insurance section 5: uninsured or unidentified motorist/ requirement for bodily injury

- the insured must notify the police within 24h
-must notify insurance within 30 days

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Motor vehicle accident claim fund

Provides statutory accident benefit if the victime does not have auto insurance coverage

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Auto insurance section 5: uninsured or unidentified motorist/ requirement for property damage

-Notify the insurance within 7 days
-Prevent further damages
-permit inspection
-no reparation without the insurer written concent

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Auto insurance section 6: direct compensation and property damages

Provides coverage to the owner for the loss or damage to the automobile and its content to the degree that the driver was not at fault in an accident involving at least one other automobile

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Automobile insurance: 5 possible loss or damage coverage

-specific perils
-comprehensive
-collision or upset
-all perils