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The past year saw significant insurance cases, and 2018 promises the same

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 9:35 AM | By Emily Durst

With 2017 behind us, it’s a good time to reflect on significant changes to insurance law that occurred over the past year and their effect on the industry going forward.

In one of the year’s most anticipated decisions, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled on the application of the rate of pre-judgment interest for general damages claims arising from a motor vehicle accident.

In Cobb v. Long Estate 2017 ONCA 717, heard together with El-Khodr v. Lackie 2017 ONCA 716, the court concluded that the 1.3...