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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, “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

Co-Op v. Y.H.C., Final Decision, Tribunal Number 18-000813/AABS, 2019 CanLII 22194 (ON LAT).

 

Applicant v. Intact Insurance, Reconsideration Decision, Tribunal No. 17-004109/AABS, 2018 CanLII 130843 (ON LAT).

 

Co-Op v. H.L., Final Decision, tribunal No. 17-006816/AABS, 2018 CanLII 110950, (ON LAT).

 

Co-Op v. G.A., LAT Reconsideration Decision, Tribunal No. 16-0001976/AABS, 2017 CanLII 39602 (ON LAT)

 

Co-Op v. D.W., LAT Reconsideration Decision, Tribunal No. 17-000388/AABS, 2018 CanLII 8092 (ON LAT)

 

Co-Op v. H.L., LAT Motion Decision, Tribunal No. 17-006816/AABS, 2017 CanLII 81577 (ON LAT)

 

Co-Op v. J.U., Final Decision, Tribunal No. 17-000713/AABS, 2017 CanLII 59501 (ON LAT)

 

Co-Op v. R.W., Decision, Tribunal No. 17-005447/AABS, 2018 CanLII 13179 (ON LAT)

 

Co-Op v. Applicant, Final Decision, Tribunal No. 16-004674/AABS, 2017 CanLII 77361 (ON LAT)

 

Certas v. Applicant, Final Decision, Tribunal No. 17-001627/AABS, 2017 CanLII 99139 (ON LAT)

 

Co-Op v. K.M., Final Decision, Tribunal No. 17-006927/AABS

 

Coseco v. Khan, Final Decision, Tribunal No. 17-004897/AABSCo-Op v. R.F., Final Decision, Tribunal No. 17-006513/AABS

 

Co-Op v. Liu, License Appeal Tribunal No. 16-000714/AABS

 

Co-Op v. Wannamaker, License Appeal Tribunal No. 16-000248/AABS

 

Co-Op & G.A., License Appeal Tribunal No. 16-0001976/AABS

 

Co-Op & L.W., License Appeal Tribunal No. 16-000536/AABS

 

Warsame v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, FSCO A14-006546.

 

Aslan et al. v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, 2016 ONSC 2725.

 

Babakar v. Brown, 261 O.A.C. 69.

 

Babakar v. Brown, [2009] O.J. No. 2613 (Div. Ct.).

 

Babakar v. Brown, 95 O.R. (3d) 206.

 

Williams v. York Fire & Casualty Insurance Co., [2006] O.J. No. 5625, 2007 ONCA 479.

 

Maude v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, FSCO A12-03997.

 

Jevco Insurance Company v. Gore Mutual Insurance Company, 2014 ONSC 3741.

 

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

 

Albanese v. State Farm Mutual Insurance Company, FSCO A10-000464.