The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal overturned a motion decision in Sparks v Holland, 2019 NSCA 3 (“Sparks”), holding that Canadian Pension Program (“CPP”) disability payments are deductible from future loss of income and earning capacity. Background The respondent, Catherine Holland, was involved in a motor vehicle accident with the appellant, Josh Sparks, on May […]
The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has decided that Canada Pension Plan disability benefits are not deductible from damages of future income loss or lost earning capacity arising from a motor vehicle accident. The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in Holland v Sparks1 decides a question of law on whether s.113A of the Insurance Act applies to future Canadian […]
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