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No privilege in information derived from ATI request

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 1 2013

Karen Bennett's house was destroyed by fire. State Farm, her insurer, denied coverage on the grounds that the house had been left vacant for more

Cable-cutting “a very stupid thing”

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 17 2011

Marine Insurers may wish to take note of the conditions under which a crab fisherman was found liable, and uninsured, for an act of property damage

Rejection of “time on risk” for allocation of defence costs

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 29 2012

In the recent insurance decision in Lombard Insurance Company v. 328354 B.C. Ltd. (2012), the British Columbia Supreme Court determined that a liability insurer was required to cover all defence costs of an insured, even though the time period in which the damage was alleged to have occurred extended for a long period after the expiry of coverage

S.C.C. awards charter damages in the absence of bad faith

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 14 2010

The recent unanimous Supreme Court of Canada decision in Vancouver (City) v. Ward will have a significant impact in cases where damages are sought for alleged breaches of Charter rights

Class actions and the insurance industry

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 1 2011

Class Action!

Was the accident caused by the box on the road or the car from which it fell?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 15 2012

Larry Squires swerved to avoid a box on the highway and was injured

Tort assignments of accident benefits impermissible: D’Ettorre v. Coachman Insurance Co.

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 11 2013

Tort insurers who have or may wish to take an assignment of a plaintiff's accident benefit claim as part of a settlement of the tort claim should be

Law firm breached privacy rights by posting personal information on its website

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 9 2011

Yolanda Girao has been engaged in a longstanding dispute with Allstate Insurance over her entitlement to accident benefits

Defence costs allocation

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 28 2009

The October 8, 2008 Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Hanis v. Teevan definitively sets out and clarifies the principles that now apply in Ontario to the issue of defence costs allocation for covered and uncovered claims

British Columbia Court of Appeal broadens CGL coverage for defective products

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 16 2011

On April 12, 2011, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released the first appellate decision in Canada dealing with a commercial general liability (CGL) policy since the Supreme Court of Canada’s September 23, 2010 decision clarifying CGL coverage (discussed in Dispute Resolution’s Fall 2010 edition