Disability/Personal Injury

CBC News – Cyclist Rylan Kafara gets $6,000 bill after collision with SUV

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When cyclist Rylan Kafara walked away from a car crash more than a year ago, he counted himself lucky.

Now a major insurance company wants Kafara to pay more than $6,000 in damages, or it will try to take away his driver’s licence.

The bill is for damage to a 2013 Toyota Venza that was scratched and dented in a crash with the cyclist. The driver filed a claim with Wawanesa Insurance to cover the repairs. The company now wants Kafara to pay up.

In an interview with CBC News, insurance lawyer Sivan Tumarkin questioned the insurance company’s ethics, and their decision to pursue Kafara over such a small sum.

Read the article on CBC News here.

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