Insurance In Newfoundland and Labrador
Auto insurance in Newfoundland and Labrador is provided by more than 50 private companies.
Compulsory minimum third-party liability:
$200,000 is available for any one accident; however, if a claim involving both bodily injury and property damage reaches this figure, payment for property damage will be capped at $20,000
(Optional to buy) $25,000/person; four-year time limit
Funeral expense benefits:
(Optional to buy) $1,000
Disability income benefits:
(Optional to buy) Maximum $140/week; 104 weeks for partial disability; lifetime for total disability; must be disabled for at least seven days to qualify; unpaid housekeeper $70/week, maximum 12 weeks
Optional to buy) Death within 180 days after accident (or two years if continuously disabled prior to death); death of head of household $10,000, plus $1,000 to each dependent survivor after first; death of spouse $10,000; death of dependant $2,000
Right to sue for pain and suffering?
Yes, Awards are subject to deductible of $2,500
Right to sue for economic loss in excess of no-fault benefits?
First-party all perils insurance is compulsory in Manitoba (deductibles vary according to type of vehicle). Policyholders may purchase coverage for economic loss greater than maximum accident benefits. Lawsuits are not permitted with respect to injuries sustained in automobile accidents in Manitoba. Victims and their dependants who reside in Manitoba are compensated by the government insurer for their injuries whether or not the accident occurs in Manitoba.
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