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Does a builder’s risk policy cover damages to an existing structure?

  • Robinson Sheppard Shapiro
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 28 2014

In Ville de Quebec v. Genitech Entrepreneur General Inc., the Superior Court had to determine whether a builder's risk policy

Insurer owes duty of good faith, but not fiduciary duty

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

Ms. Garneau was approved for LTD benefits. She then took a medical retirement. Her LTD insurer was not aware that Ms. Garneau began to receive a

Court denies pot plant theft claim

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2014

The Ontario Divisional Court has dismissed an appeal in an insurance case over stolen marijuana plants, but for different reasons than the original

Lawyers beware risks of giving investment advice to clients

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2014

Lawyers providing investment advice or services to clients may find themselves unprotected against claims arising out of these services

McKenzie v. Zhang

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 25 2013

A motion was brought by the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund to determine whether Aviva Insurance was obliged to provide uninsured motorist coverage

Preconditions to subrogation under standard mortgage

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 14 2011

In Farmers' Mutual Insurance Company (Lindsay) v. Pinder, the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that there are two preconditions to an insurer’s right to subrogation under standard mortgage clauses

Laurentide Cabinet Corp. v. Manufacturers Life insurance Co

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 13 2011

The plaintiff commenced an action for the return of insurance premiums it paid with respect to two life insurance policies

The obligation to defend and the importance of clear wording in insurance policies and hold harmless and indemnification agreements

  • Robinson Sheppard Shapiro
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 5 2012

In the case of Gestion Laberge Inc. vs. Hatzlatcha Holdings Inc., Justice Marc St- Pierre rendered a judgment in favour of an insurer following the presentation of what has been commonly come to be known as a Wellington Motion by the insured seeking an order that their insurer, Lloyd’s Underwriters (among others), take up its defence

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 9 2011

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

You're getting sued for what? An E&O odyssey (Pt 7)

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • February 28 2012

This post is part of an occasional series highlighting the type of risks which film and TV producers face and which are supposed to be covered by E&O insurance, and which aims to demonstrate that what might seem to a producer to be paranoia on the part of their lawyer is, in fact, well-founded