Tracy is an accident benefits coordinator & licensed paralegal at the Kahler Personal Injury Law Firm. For the past 17 years she has been dedicated to assisting victims of car accidents with their claims for auto accident benefits.
Tracy has an exceptional understanding of the SABS and passion for helping clients with their insurance benefit claims She continues to help develop motor vehicle collision matters at all stages of the proceedings, from the initial intake processes, to all SABS form completion and dispute resolution, and ensures the accident benefits claims remain streamlined with any concurrent tort proceedings.
As a licensed paralegal, Tracy has participated in numerous meditations and arbitration proceedings before the Financial Services Commission (FSCO). With the abolishment of the FSCO Arbitration system and the implementation of auto insurance benefit disputes now being handled through the Ontario License Appeal Tribunal, Tracy is already a regular participant in the new “LAT” dispute resolution proceedings. She assists our car accident lawyers in Barrie and Toronto at all stages of proceedings, both before the courts and the License Appeal Tribunal.
Tracy is a regular contributor and speaker at Ontario Trial Lawyer’s Association (OTLA) conferences and has had articles published in The Litigator (an OTLA publication). She is a past Vice-Chair of the OTLA law clerks section and is a licensed paralegal in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada. She is the past recipient of the Outstanding Law Clerk Award, presented by OTLA (2007), and the past recipient of the Distinguished Law Clerk Award, presented by OTLA (2008). Recently, as a result of regularly bringing insurer misconduct issues to the forefront with FSCO, with a particular focus on payments made by insurance companies under client accident benefits claims, Tracy was immensely honoured to be awarded the 2019 Distinguished Service Award by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.
Tracy is an avid Blue Jays fan, has given up being a Leafs fan, and has jumped on the Toronto Raptors bandwagon. When she has free time on her hands, and the weather is accommodating, Urban Exploration has become a new favourite hobby.