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No reasonable excuse: Ontario Court of Appeal breathes life back into municipal notice requirements

Canada - January 24 2022 A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal affirms that summary dismissal of an action against a municipality is appropriate where the…

Alexandra Psellas

Supreme Court of Canada clarifies applicability of governmental policy immunity

Canada - October 22 2021 In its decision in Marchi, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") provides helpful guidance to municipalities and other government actors regarding the…

Michael S Polowin, Benoit Duchesne, Erin D. Farrell, Heather Fisher

Ontario Court of Appeal confirms: No cap on Family Law Act damages in Ontario

Canada - October 21 2021 In Moore v 7595611 Canada Corp, [Moore] the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that there is no maximum cap for loss of care, guidance and…

Fatima Zahra

Ontario Court of Appeal declines to corrode requirement of "physical damage" in business interruption claim under property policy

Canada - October 1 2021 On September 3, 2021, in MDS Inc v Factory Mutual Insurance Company, 2021 ONCA 594, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned MDS Inc v Factory Mutual…

Jenna Kara

UK Supreme Court rules on COVID-19 business interruption claims

Canada, USA - January 20 2021 The much anticipated decision of the UK Supreme Court in a test case addressing insurance coverage issues arising in connection COVID-19 business…