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Motion for reconsideration dismissed - 4 December 2014
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 4 2014

The applicants, as insured from the parapublic sector who became disabled in 1996 and 1997, respectively, represent two groups totalling just over 1


Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. v. Brine
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • September 15 2014

Significant aggravated and punitive damages were warranted due to the insurer's breach of the duty of utmost good faith and the effect of that breach


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


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


Dustbane Products Limited v. Gifford Associates Insurance Brokers Inc.
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2015

An insured was advised by its broker that the broker had arranged for the excess insurer to provide umbrella insurance coverage for the insured's


Palaniuk v. Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Co. of Canada
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • December 23 2014

Application by the insurer for a dismissal of the plaintiffs' action on the basis the disputes were resolved by a binding settlement agreements. The


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


Recent developments: disability insurance policies & limitation periods in Nova Scotia
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • December 17 2014

Two recent Nova Scotia decisions have clarified the issue of limitation periods in disability insurance policies and "rolling" limitation periods


Applications for leave to appeal granted - 23 April 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 23 2015

On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. The applicants are farm businesses that participated in the Farm Income Stabilization Insurance Program


Summary of Société Financière Manuvie v. Dominic D’Alessandro and Others
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 23 2014

The appellant Manulife appealed against an interlocutory judgment rendered on May 7, 2014 by the Superior Court, District of Quebec (Justice Alicia