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Alberta Court of Appeal overrules lower court on ambiguity in auto insurance policy

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 @ 1:05 PM | By Ian Burns

The Alberta Court of Appeal has held that a lower court erred when ruling a provision in an automobile insurance policy was ambiguous, stating the language in the policy was clear and there was no reason to interpret it differently.

The decision in Cardinal v. Alberta Motor Association Insurance Co. 2018 ABCA 69, stems from an injury suffered in a single car accident by Ashley Cardinal, who was denied coverage because the car in which she was a passenger in was stolen, according to court documents....