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David Raposo

Partner

David Raposo joined the firm in 2006 and became a partner in 2013. Since his call to the bar in 2004, David has restricted his practice to the defence of insurers with an emphasis on first party accident benefit disputes.

He represents insurers at all levels of Court in Ontario as well as the Licence Appeal Tribunal.

David is the Chair of the Canadian Defence Lawyers Accident Benefits Substantive Law Committee.

David attended the University of Windsor and obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in both Criminology and Psychology in 2000.

He continued to receive his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of Windsor in 2003 and was called to the bar in 2004. David also successfully completed the Intensive Trial Advocacy Course at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2006.

Lectures

Co-Chair, “Why is everyone HISS-terical over the new CAT definition?”, Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, annual program on Catastrophic Impairment, February 12, 2020.

 

Co-Chair, Canadian Defence Lawyers Annual ‘Fall Classic’ program on Accident Benefits, November 7, 2019.

 

Co-Chair, “Has the CAT world become a CATastrophe?”, Medico-legal Society of Toronto, annual program on catastrophic impairment, February 27, 2019.

 

Keynote Speaker, “The LAT in Review”, BDO’s 22nd Annual Accident Benefits Conference, April 26, 2018

 

Speaker, “Mediating the AB Claim”, Canadian Defence Lawyers Spring Symposium, April 19, 2018

 

Speaker, “Insurer Examination Notices, What Is And What Is Not Required”, Ontario Bar Association, Accident Benefits Update, March 20, 2018.

 

Co-Chair, Don’t be “CAT”atonic, Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, annual program on Catastrophic Impairment, February 21, 2018

 

Co-Chair, “CAT-apult yourself into the new world of CAT and LAT”, annual program on Catastrophic Impairment, February 1, 2017

 

Co-Chair, Kitty/CAT: The old and the new, Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, annual program on Catastrophic Impairment, February 24, 2016

 

Lecture, Retroactive Attendant Care, Dutton Brock LLP, November 20, 2015

 

Motions to Compel Videotaping Medical Assessments: A Fine Art, Dutton Brock LLP, January 2009

 

Lecturer, Belair v. McMichael: Defining “Incurred”, Dutton Brock LLP, January 2008

 

Lecturer, Rodrigues v. Jevco Insurance Company: IRB’s in the post-104 week period, Dutton Brock LLP, January 2007

 

Lecturer, Update on Accident Benefits, Civil Litigation, Colloquium 2014 – North Eastern Ontario Continuing Professional Development Conference

 

Lecturer, Legislative Update: Bill 15, Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, Dutton Brock 2014

 

Lecturer, Requests for information pursuant to Section 33 of the SABS, Dutton Brock 2013

 

Co-Chair, “Practice makes perfect”, 2013 Annual Accident Benefits Professional Development Program, Canadian Defence Lawyers

 

Co-Chair, 2012 Annual Accident Benefits Professional Development Program, Canadian Defence Lawyers

 

Publications

 

Babakar v. Brown: Divisional Court Panel Confirms Cross-Examination of Experts Best Left for Trial, Written for Medical Legal Society of Toronto, Spring 2010.

 

Motions to Compel Videotaping Medical Assessments: A Fine Art – A Summary of Relevant Case Law, Written for Dutton Brock LLP Firm Seminar, Winter 2009.

 

Ontario Superior Court of Justice Applies Supreme Court’s Test of Remoteness With Respect to Claims for Psychological Injuries – Written for Dutton Brock LLP ECounsel Newsletter, Autumn 2009 Edition

 

Belair v. McMichael: Defining “Incurred”, Published by Without Prejudice, Official Journal of the Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association, Vol. 72, No. 8, April 2008

 

Rodrigues v. Jevco Insurance Company: The never ending 104 weeks, Dutton Brock 2007

 

Revised Pre-Approved Framwork Guideline, No. 06/07 – Published by the Canadian Defence Lawyers Association, Summer 2007

 

Mamaca v. Coseco Insurance Company: Litigation Privilege in the context of accident benefits actions including claims for bad faith – Written for Dutton Brock LLP Counsel Newsletter, Summer 2007 Edition

 

Bill 15, Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, Dutton Brock 2014

 

Requests for information pursuant to Section 33 of the SABS, Dutton Brock 2013

David is a member of:

  • The Law Society of Ontario
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • The Ontario Bar Association
  • The Toronto Lawyers Association
  • The Medico-Legal Society
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • The Canadian Defence Lawyers Association

R.O. v. Dominion, 2021 CanLII 28695 (ON LAT).

Iqbal v. Gore Mutual, 2021 CanLII 11888 (ON LAT).

Baskaran v. The Co-Operators, 2020 CanLII 98730 (ON LAT).

Z.E.A.R. v. Gore Mutual, 2020 CanLII 42667 (ON LAT).

Y.L.C. v. Gore Mutual, 2020 CanLII 12778 (ON LAT).

B.S. v. The Co-Operators, 2019 CanLII 110078 (ON LAT).

R.W. v. The Co-Operators, 2019 CanLII 94056 (ON LAT).

R.H. v. The Co-Operators, 2019 CanLII 94042 (ON LAT).

G.P. v. The Co-Operators, 2019 CanLII 72209 (ON LAT).

Y.H.C. v. The Co-Operators, 2019 CanLII 22194 (ON LAT).

Applicant v. Intact Insurance, 2018 CanLII 130843 (ON LAT).

H.L. v. The Co-Operators, 2018 CanLII 110950 (ON LAT).

I.K. v. Coseco Insurance, 2018 CanLII 97848 (ON LAT).

R.W. v. The Co-Operators, 2018 CanLII 13179 (ON LAT).

D.W. v. The Co-Operators, 2018 CanLII 8092 (ON LAT).

Applicant v. Certas Insurance, 2017 CanLII 99913 (ON LAT).

G.A. v. The Co-Operators, 2017 CanLII 39602 (ON LAT).

H.L. v. The Co-Operators, 2017 CanLII 81577 (ON LAT).

J.U. v. The Co-Operators, 2017 CanLII 59501 (ON LAT).

Applicant v. The Co-Operators, 2017 CanLII 77361 (ON LAT).

Applicant v. The Co-Operators, 2018 CanLII 81959 (ON LAT).

D.W. v. The Co-Operators, 2017 CanLII 148390 (ON LAT).

G.A. v. The Co-Operators, 2017 CanLII 19198 (ON LAT).

Liu v. The Co-Operators (Appeal), 2017 ONSC 3599 (CanLII).

Liu v. The Co-Operators, 2017 CanLII 1554 (ON LAT).

Wannamaker v. The Co-Operators, 2016 CanLII 96170 (ON LAT).

L.W. v. The Co-Operators, 2016 CanLII 93133 (ON LAT).

Aslan et al. v. State Farm Insurance, 2016 ONSC 2725 (CanLII).

Jevco Insurance v. Gore Mutual (Appeal), 2014 ONSC 3741 (CanLII).

Jevco Insurance v. Gore Mutual (Private Arbitration), 2013 CarswellOnt 19137.

Warsame v. State Farm Insurance, 2016 CarswellOnt 10519.

Warsame v. State Farm Insurance, 2016 CarswellOnt 4224.

Maude v. State Farm Insurance, 2014 CarswellOnt 14043.

Albanese v. State Farm Insurance (Appeal), 2011 CarswellOnt 15098.

Albanese v. State Farm Insurance, 2011 CarswellOnt 12357.

Babakar v. Brown (Divisional Court Appeal), 261 O.A.C. 69.

Babakar v. Brown (Motion for Leave to Appeal, Granted), [2009] O.J. No. 2613 (Div. Ct.), 2009 CanLII, 33024 (ON SCDC).

Babakar v. Brown, 95 O.R. (3d) 206), 2009 CanLII 13622 (ON SC).

Babakar v. Brown, 2008 CarswellOnt 8789.

Unifund Assurance v. Wawanesa Insurance (Ellacott), Private Arbitration, 2008.

Williams v. York Fire Insurance (Appeal), 2007 ONCA 479.

Williams v. York Fire Insurance, 2006 CarswellOnt 9188.