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Advance payments in Alberta
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 22 2015

On November 24, 2014, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Shannon v 1610635 Alberta Inc, 2014 ABCA 393 “Shannon”. The decision


Sawyer v. Canadian Lawyers Insurance Assn.
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2015

The plaintiff was unable to recover for losses suffered as a result of her lawyer's negligence because (1) the lawyer was not practicing law and thus


Simpson Wigle Law LLP v. Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Co.
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • September 15 2014

Two or more errors, omissions or negligent acts are "related" for the purposes of a policy where there is a sufficient association or connection


Duty of loyalty owed by defence counsel, even with reservation of rights
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2015

On February 6, 2015, three motorcycle drivers were racing. One of the drivers, Mr. Werkman, lost control and struck a car seriously injuring the


The Québec Court of Appeal rules that information exchanged between financial institutions and the OSFI can be disclosed to a plaintiff in a litigious context
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 3 2015

The Québec Court of Appeal, in a recent 2-to-1 decision, has upheld a judgement from the Superior Court forcing Manulife Financial to disclose


Quebec Court of Appeal: the insurer does not always have to pay all defence costs
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 16 2015

Under Article 2503 of the Civil Code of Québec, a liability insurer is bound to assume the defence costs resulting from actions that are taken


Recent fallout from Progressive Homes: Intact, compagnie d’assurances c. Construction GSS Gauthier 2000 inc.
  • Robinson Sheppard Shapiro
  • Canada
  • November 17 2014

It seems that the Supreme Court's decision in Progressive Homes Ltd. v. Lom- bard General Insurance Co. of Canada, 2010 2 S.C.R. 245 is bringing


When defending an insured goes wrong: the Quebec Court of Appeal scolds an insurer for its management of a claim
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • December 15 2014

On November 3, 2014, the Quebec Court of Appeal handed down a decision in one of the many cases to come before the Quebec courts stemming from the


Police d'assurance chantier : intérêt assurable et recours subrogatoire
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • October 27 2014

Dans cette affaire, la Cour d'appel décide qu'un assureur qui a indemnisé son assuré en vertu d'une assurance matériel d'entrepreneurs ne peut


Aspen Village Properties Ltd. v. Saskatchewan Government Insurance
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • September 15 2014

Where an insurer refuses to make payment under a policy, the limitation period runs from the date the claimant first knew, or in the circumstances