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Arbitrator’s decision finding Ontario insurer required to pay Ontario benefits under its Nunavut policy upheld by ONSC
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • November 13 2018

Insurer of vehicle involved in motor vehicle accident in Nunavut required to pay Ontario statutory accident benefits to occupant of vehicle insured in


Case Summary: The insured sought coverage under his Ontario automobile insurance policy following an accident on an uninsured ATV in British Columbia. The ATV was not covered by the policy because the ATV was not an “automobile” under the Ontario policy.
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2018

The insured was a passenger on an ATV in British Columbia when he fell off the ATV. The ATV was owned by a resident of British Columbia and the owner


Case Summary: Elevator maintenance company required to defend owner and property manager of building based on covenant to insure in contract with property manager
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2018

The plaintiff sued the owner, property manager, and elevator maintenance company of a residential apartment building following an accident as she


Case Summary: The insurer was added as a defendant to an action after the limitation period running from the date of the motor vehicle accident had expired due to discoverability issues but the insurer was at liberty to plead a limitation defence
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • April 10 2018

The plaintiffs were passengers on a bus on June 13, 2014 and were injured when the bus made an abrupt stop. On January 18, 2016, the plaintiffs


Civil Litigation Update - Glover v. Leakey, 2017 BCCA 56
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2018

Counsel are encouraged to make admissions where it is appropriate to do so in order that litigation is conducted efficiently; however, they are at the


BCCA upholds finding that homeowner’s policy excludes coverage for claims arising from bodily injury to any person residing in insured’s household
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2017

A homeowner’s policy was found to exclude coverage for liability arising from a third party notice issued against an insured where the underlying


BCSC dismisses personal injury claim of cyclist with no memory of accident citing lack of evidence to establish unidentified motorist negligence
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • October 10 2017

The plaintiff cyclist who was found unconscious and injured was unable to prove negligence against an unidentified driver because there was no


BCCA denies claim where teenaged plaintiff “ought to have known” that vehicle was driven without consent
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • October 10 2017

The phrase “knew or ought to have known” under s. 91 of the Insurance (Vehicle) Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 231 imports a purely objective standard. A


Court not required to determine the threshold issue where there has been no award for health care costs or non-pecuniary loss
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2017

Court not required to determine whether plaintiff’s injuries meet prescribed threshold for non-pecuniary general damages and health care costs under s


In BC no-fault Part 7 benefits are distinct from compensation awarded on the basis of fault or liability in tort
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • January 10 2017

Part 7 benefits under the Insurance (Motor Vehicle) Act and its Regulations are not compensation from a person whose acts have caused or are alleged