McKellar News and Blog

Mediation FAQ's

For this month’s blog, we spent some time talking to Colleen Weber, Principal here at McKellar Structured Settlements. Colleen works primarily in structured settlement consultation and attends numerous mediations, settlement meetings and plaint...

Are you doing the math?

You may recall our blog from last year, outlining the Financial Planning Standards Council (FP Canada) and Institut Québécois de Planification Financière (IQPF) guidelines for investment projections. If you missed it, you can review it here. ...

The Canada Child Benefit is increasing. Will your settlement cause you to miss out?

Once again, the federal government is increasing the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) to keep pace with the increased cost of living. The maximum amount for a child under 6 increases to $6,639 per year, and $5,602 for children over 6 until they reach ag...

21st Annual Women’s Charity Golf Day

Our 21st Annual Women’s Charity Golf Day was once again a huge success! McKellar is pleased to announce that we have reached $342,825.00 as our 21 year grand total raised for Women In Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC). Thank you to all of o...

Dewitt v. State Farm: Implications for Structured Settlements

In its recent decision in Dewitt v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (2019), the Superior Court of Ontario has held that a plaintiff is entitled to Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) interest of 2% per month, compounded monthly, on...

Inside McKellar - A Staff Member’s Perspective

April 24th is Administrative Professionals Day – a day when business owners have an opportunity to thank the often unsung heroes of our workday lives.  At McKellar, our commitment to excellence cannot succeed without the very highest calibre o...

McKellar Celebrates 40 Years of Providing Financial Certainty to Injured Plaintiffs

McKellar celebrates its 40th anniversary on April 1st, 2019.  On this occasion, we would like to extend our most sincere appreciation to our loyal and supportive clients, who have made our company the success that it is.  We are truly grate...

On International Women’s Day…an Inside Look at the Women of McKellar

On this day, when we pause to applaud the successes and acknowledge the continuing struggles of women around the world, we wanted to spend a brief moment celebrating the women of McKellar Structured Settlements. The Numbers Speak for Themselve...

Anatomy of a Future Care Cost Valuation

A Future Care Report – sometimes called a Life Care Plan – is an official report used to assist in valuing the care needs an injured party may require in his or her future. These reports can range from being quite detailed (for example, how many ...

In Case You Missed It…

In the busy time leading up to the holidays, it's often hard to stay caught up on the many industry articles and periodicals. You may have missed the November 26th Law Times article on the importance of structured settlements in protecting ODSP be...