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Punitive damages award a warning to insurers

Oakville insurance lawyer  Weston Pollard  tells Law Times that insurers need to tread carefully when denying policyholder claims following a judge’s ... Read more

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Illegal activity doesn’t preclude accident benefits

A recent court decision expands the scope of accident benefits coverage, Toronto insurance defence lawyer  Heather Vaughan  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . The ... Read more

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When it comes to insurance, know what you're buying: Pollard

Homeowners should pay close attention to the wording of their insurance policies to ensure they are well-protected in the event of a worst-case scenario, ... Read more

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Defined terms key when drafting insurance policies

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal case shows the importance of using defined terms when drafting insurance policies, Toronto insurance lawyer  Rohan Haté ... Read more

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Trial-ready Cormier tells it like it is to clients

Toronto trial and appellate lawyer Joel Cormier has no interest in telling his clients what they want to hear. Cormier, associate with Will Davidson LLP , tells  ... Read more

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Ontario consulting on municipalities' worries on 'liability chill'

TORONTO — Ontario is taking a look at municipalities' concerns about a legal rule that they say causes "liability chill'' and leads some to ban activities such as ... Read more

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Vaughan: Broker met duty of care, can't be an 'expert in all things'

A recent decision dealing with a commercial building destroyed by fire clarifies the standard of care owed by an insurance broker when providing coverage to a client, ... Read more

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Claims usually denied because property damage excluded from policy

In the first instalment of a series exploring insurance claim denials,  Vancouver insurance lawyer  Sean Lerner discusses property claims. It’s important ... Read more

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Lawyers should confer to plan for efficient, proportionate discovery

A recent Ontario Superior Court decision is a helpful reminder to lawyers that they should be engaging in effective discovery planning, Toronto insurance defence lawyer ... Read more

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Haté no stranger to zealous advocacy

Toronto personal injury lawyer Rohan Haté says the changing nature of the practice area in Ontario gives him an opportunity to differentiate himself using trial and ... Read more

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Is insurance coverage becoming illusory?

By Michael Lesage Broadly speaking, insurance is a form of risk management, used by people and organizations to distribute and allocate risk. In exchange for payment of a ... Read more

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DAS refines Plaintiff Cost Insurance product

DAS a leading provider of after-the-event (ATE) insurance, is redesigning its adverse cost policies as Plaintiff Cost Insurance, say Dominique Zipper and Joanna Milnes , ... Read more

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Title insurance covers building defects

By Michael Lesage This recent case is illustrative of the breadth of coverage afforded to Ontario homeowners through title insurance. In that case, an individual purchased ... Read more

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Court finds title insurer liable for structural deficiencies

A recent Superior Court decision that found title insurance covered improper and uninspected construction by the previous owners of a house should be comforting to Ontario ... Read more

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Report claims early to professional indemnity insurers

Pharmacists and other regulated professionals should err on the side of caution when reporting claims to their professional indemnity insurers, says Toronto insurance defence ... Read more

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Insurer forced to pay out claim after failing to prove arson

An insurer needs more than suspicion to deny homeowners coverage in cases of suspected arson, Vancouver personal injury lawyer Sean Lerner tells AdvocateDaily.com . In a ... Read more

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Insurance oversight bodies addressing standards, technology

Two oversight bodies for Canada’s insurance regulators are seeking public input on new recommendations which will likely bring some regulations under a common set of ... Read more

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Business interruption policies compensate for unexpected downtime

Business interruption insurance is a lesser known policy that company principals should consider purchasing, Fredericton litigator  Matthew Pearn tells  ... Read more

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Court of Appeal affirms occupier’s liability

By Michael Lesage In Ontario, the occupier of property is under a statutory duty to: “take reasonable care in the circumstances to make their premises safe. The ... Read more

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Vicarious liability case a reminder for employers to know risks

The Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) has set the record straight in ruling that employees may be personally liable for their own negligent conduct while carrying out duties in the ... Read more

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