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Ontario Court of Appeal rules on U.S. state being an 'inadequately insured motorist'

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 3:23 PM | By Amanda Jerome

The Ontario Court of Appeal has partially upheld a lower court’s decision in a case involving a traffic accident determining that the state of Minnesota is an “inadequately insured motorist.” However, it also ruled that the motion judge erred in deciding that U.S. fees can be claimed against an insurance company as special damages.

Richard Campbell, Petker Campbell PostnikoffIn Hartley v. Security National Insurance Company, 2017 ONCA 715, the court heard that the respondent, Glen Hartley, and his wife, Theresa, were injured in a traffic accident...