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By Victoria Yang
An Ontario court recently refused an insurer's attempt to rely on evidence about its insured's prior conduct. The insurer tried to suggest that a prior loss and misrepresentations on a mortgage application..
By Dylan Cox
An Ontario judge recently permitted an insured to amend its claim after the limitation period had expired, to plead additional insurance policies that applied to the same claim and new heads of damages.
By Melissa Wright
A recent decision by the Court of Appeal is a cautionary tale, for both insurers and counsel they appoint to defend a policyholder.
By Lawrence Theall, Shaun Hashim
In a potentially controversial ruling, an Ontario judge recently refused to grant two insured applicants full indemnity for costs on a motion related to the duty to defend.
By Theall Group LLP
The Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta recently released what appears to be Canada's first coverage decision dealing with "social engineering fraud", which involves fraudsters deceiving...
By Melissa Wright
A recent decision by the Ontario Licence Appeal Tribunal reminds us of the potential coverage issues surrounding off-road vehicles, such as all-terrain vehicles, commonly referred to as ATVs.
By Lawrence Theall, Shaun Hashim
Ontario's two year limitation period often becomes a trap for unwary policy holders who suffer a property loss.
By Melissa Wright
The recent costs endorsement in Hoang v. The Personal Insurance Co.
By Theall Group LLP
In Coachman Insurance Co. v. Kraft, a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court, the Court found that "use" of a "motorized vehicle" in a homeowner's policy exclusion includes the conduct...
By Melissa Wright
The Ontario Court of Appeal's recent decision in G & P Procleaners and General Contractors Inc. v. Gore Mutual Insurance Co.
By Theall Group LLP
Having found that the clause was ambiguous, the Court moved on to apply the general rules of contract construction.
By Dylan Cox
A recent Ontario case illustrates the complex nature of insurance law. It also demonstrates what can happen when a party to a coverage claim fails to have the proper advice on coverage issues.
By Lawrence Theall, Shaun Hashim
The Supreme Court of Canada has released its much-anticipated decision in Ledcor Construction Ltd. v. Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Co.
By Dylan Cox
The ONCA recently limited the application of a "delay" exclusion where damages awarded against the insured arose from two concurrent causes, notwithstanding that one of these causes was excluded from coverage.
By Theall Group LLP
A stout, upholstered chair may, at first blush, seem innocuous. It's easy to ignore the warnings often recited by parents and teachers to sit property when rocking back and forth on a chair's legs.