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McCague Borlack LLP
Over the years, Canadian courts have spent considerable time answering the question: "whether an insured's negligence while using or operating a motor vehicle has ‘caused' – in its recognized legal sense...
McCague Borlack LLP
In his infamous article, "The Sharing Revolution – It's About More Than Just Getting Twice the Value For Half the Cost", Paul Z. Pilzer discusses a phenomenon he refers to as "the sharing revolution".
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On October 5, 2017, Quebec Minister of Finance, Mr. Carlos Leitão (Minister), tabled in the National Assembly Bill 141 which will have significant effects on all institutions and intermediaries ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Reeb v The Guarantee Company of North America, the Ontario Court of Appeal provided guidance on when an insurer must appoint independent counsel to defend an insured to deal with any conflicts of interest between the insurer and its insured.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Dominic Clarke, along with Blaneys' associate Zack Garcia, authored an Insurance & Reinsurance 'Thought Leadership' piece for the 2017/2018 Expert Guides'
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal decisions of Cobb v. Long Estate 2017 ONCA 717 and El-Khodr v. Lackie 2017 ONCA 716 now provide clarification on the application of the amendment to the rate of...
Howie, Sacks & Henry
The recent cutbacks to the accident benefits regime in Ontario are expected to have profound effects on those seriously injured in accidents.
Clyde & Co
In its recently released decisions Cobb v. Long Estate and El-Khodr v. Lackie, the Ontario Court of Appeal ("ONCA") provided timely guidance with regards to the Part VI regime in the Insurance Act.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a recently released decision, the Court of Appeal provided further guidance on the meaning of the word "appropriate" with respect to section 5(1)(a)(iv) of the Limitations Act, 2002 ("Act").
Chomicki Baril Mah LLP
When investigating a fire loss there is a great deal of information the insurer has to take into consideration during the course of its investigation.
Miller Thomson LLP
In the long-waited appeal decision from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario ("FSCO"), Delegate Evans in Perth v. Surani (FSCO Appeal P16-00022) confirmed that a self-employed insured's...
Harper Grey LLP
The insured was involved in a motor vehicle accident in Texas while driving a rental vehicle with his spouse as passenger.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal released its decisions in El-Khodr v. Lackie ("El-Khodr") and Cobb v. Long Estate ("Cobb") together on September 19, 2017.
Samis + Company
The Court of Appeal upheld Broad J.'s decision and provided helpful guidance for LTD insurers.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
This paper was originally presented at the Canadian Defence Lawyers' 13th Annual Symposium, and revised for print in the Canadian Journal of Insurance Law, 35:5 Can. J. Ins. L. at 131 (September 2017).
Gowling WLG
Acting as a corporate director can be a highly energizing and rewarding experience, whether it's for a publicly traded company, a private company, or a not-for-profit or charitable organization.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
This question was recently addressed by the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench in The Brick Warehouse LP v. Chubb Insurance Company of Canada, 2017 ABQB 413.
Samis + Company
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has held that a Minnesota tortfeasor with only $500,000 liability limits is an "inadequately insured motorist" under the Family Protection Endorsement in Ontario...
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal, in Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada v. Intact Insurance Company, recently addressed the manner in which the OPCF 28A excluded driver form...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
An aircraft accident involving a floatplane occurred during landing. The accident resulted in the death of the rear seat passenger and pilot.
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