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Determining Insurer Liability: A Borrowed Car
In the recent decision, Tokio Marine & Nichido Insurance Company v. Security National Insurance Company, 2019 ABQB 622, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench (the "Court")
Canada
25 Jul 2019
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The Injured & The Restless: Principles Of Contractual Interpretation Leave Insured With An Uphill Battle For Mattress Coverage
The general principles of contractual interpretation require a decision-maker to read the contract before them as a whole, giving the words used their ordinary and grammatical meaning
Canada
16 Jul 2019
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Notice Requirements For Professional Liability Insurance: Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company Of Canada v. Duncan, 2019 NSCA 54
On June 18, 2019, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal released its decision in the case involving Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company of Canada (Trisura)
Canada
12 Jul 2019
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When Cyber Fraud Strikes: Delineating Coverage If Employees Are Duped
The growth and sophistication of modern fraud and cyber security attacks has necessitated adaptable countermeasures by for-profit and non-profit organizations alike.
Canada
8 Jan 2019
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Apportionment Of Liability Under The Workers' Compensation Scheme In Alberta
The Defendant, Carlyle McIntyre (McIntyre), took his vehicle into Calgary Propane and Automotive (Calgary Propane) for repairs.
Canada
12 Dec 2018
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Ontario Court Hits The Brakes On Duties Owed To Intoxicated Plaintiffs
The expansion of recognized duties of care owed to intoxicated persons recently met resistance from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
Canada
16 Nov 2018
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When A Cancellation Isn't A Cancellation: Cancelling An Insurance Policy Under The Alberta Insurance Act
When it comes to cancelling an insurance policy, both insurers and insureds need to complete the mandated steps; otherwise, they could potentially face a dispute as to whether or not coverage should occur.
Canada
12 Nov 2018
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A Reminder From The BC Supreme Court That In The Absence Of Ambiguity, Courts Will Give Effect To The Ordinary Meaning Of Insurance Policy Language
In a recent decision, Surespan Structures Ltd. v. Lloyd's Underwriters, 2018 BCSC 1058, the British Columbia Supreme Court (the "Court") had to determine whether a Design-Builder...
Canada
31 Oct 2018
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Liability Pitfalls And Defences For Directors And Officers Under Federal And Provincial Cannabis Legislation
On October 17, 2018, the lion's share of the federal Cannabis Act1 and the Ontario Cannabis Act, 20172 took legal effect, marking the legalization of non-medical cannabis across Canada,
Canada
25 Oct 2018
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What's In A Name? When Is An "Unnamed Insured" Entitled To Insurance Proceeds?
Is it possible for a party not named in an insurance policy to be entitled to insurance proceeds under that policy?
Canada
16 Oct 2018
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Practical Primer On The Dreaded World Of "Bad Faith" In The Insurance Industry
"Bad faith" generally has been defined by the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") as "conduct involving ‘malicious intent' or that ‘exceeds the limits of discretion reasonably exercised.'"
Canada
13 Sep 2018
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OSFI Provides Update On IFRS 17 Adoption
In preparation for the introduction to Canada of International Financial Reporting Standard 17 Insurance Contracts ("IFRS 17"), the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OSFI")...
Canada
6 Aug 2018
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Usanovic v. Penncorp Life Insurance Co.
Common law contract and principles require an insurer's duty of good faith to an insured.
Canada
11 Jul 2018
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Overview Of Other Notable Amendments To Canada's Anti-Money Laundering Regime
This article is Part Three of a three-part summary of proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations (Proposed Regulations) ...
Canada
5 Jul 2018
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Public Policy And Certainty In Insurance Coverage: Court Of Appeal Upholds Certainty Of Terms In Funk v. Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
A recent decision of the Court of Appeal of Alberta, Funk v. Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, 2018 ABCA 200, has restored certainty for both insurers and insureds ...
Canada
25 Jun 2018
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Benefits Of A Well Crafted Release: Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP
A release is a contract that relieves one or more parties of future liability surrounding certain incidents.
Canada
18 May 2018
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Defining Parameters: Insurers Duty To Defend V. Duty To Indemnify
Practically every business and homeowner obtains insurance to protect themselves against losses to their property or business caused by an unforeseen event.
Canada
26 Apr 2018
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2018 Ontario Budget Analysis
On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa tabled the government's 2018-19 pre-election fiscal plan, 2018 Ontario Budget: A Plan for Care and Community.
Canada
6 Apr 2018
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What A Pain In The Glass: The Supreme Court Of Canada Impacts Construction And Insurance Industries
The decision addresses whether a "service provider" is afforded the same protection as a "constructor" of a physical object by clarifying when the exception to the faulty workmanship exclusion applies.
Canada
23 Sep 2016
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Is Cybersecurity Insurance A Fad? Or, What Do I Need To Know?
Data is the lifeblood of modern commerce. No inventory or sales management system can run without data.
Canada
11 Feb 2016
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