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The Court of Appeal confirms that the policyholder and the insurer may agree to modify the provisions of a group insurance contract without consulting the participants

  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2013

Two suits were brought against La Capitale by Plaintiffs Tremblay and Beaver, both public sector employees; they were authorized to institute a class

Faulty workmanship - what's excluded? The work or the repair?

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 2 2013

In Ledcor Construction Ltd v Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Co., the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has once again reminded insurers to exercise

ONCA upholds insurer's limitation defence

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 11 2014

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has upheld an insurer's summary judgement motion, dismissing a claimant's action against her accident benefits

Insurer fails to boot Bunyan

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 11 2013

A new Superior Court case looks at the interesting interplay between accident benefits priority disputes, estoppel, and extra-provincial accidents

Extended warranties and insurance, what is insurance? A healthy dose of common sense from the Alberta Court of Appeal

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 5 2011

On July 21, 2011, the Court of Appeal for Alberta released a decision in a significant case concerning the meaning of "insurance" under provincial insurance legislation and its application to retail extended warranties

Portage La Prairie Mutual Insurance Co. v. MacLean

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 18 2012

An insurer may not bring a subrogated claim against an employee of an insured where the insured has no right to claim against the employee

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

Jomaa v. Jomaa

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 16 2012

An application seeking a declaration that the defendant was an unnamed insured under the policy was dismissed when it was shown that the defendant, who was a relative of the insureds, maintained a separate and distinct household from the insureds

Strata Plan KAS3058 v. St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. (c.o.b. Travellers)

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 18 2014

The Court concluded that the extension of coverage for Interruption by Civil Authority did not provide coverage for subsequent consequential losses

Court finds nexus even though claimant declines policy

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 16 2012

The Superior Court has found another “sufficient nexus” in a battle between two insurance companies