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Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 8:41 AM

AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE - Compulsory government schemes - Rights and duties of insurer

Appeal by Aviva Insurance Company of Canada from a decision finding that it had not given proper notice to examine under oath the respondent applicants for statutory accident benefits. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 09, 2017 @ 7:17 AM

Transport Canada’s proposed regulations on drones open for comment Laura Emmett sm

Transport Canada recently released proposed amendments to the Canadian Aviation Regulations with regards to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones. The new regulations focus on three main areas: safety issues, an increase in administrative burden and regulatory predictability. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 @ 2:13 PM

Quebec notaries, lawyers lose legal battle against title insurers Sylvain Lussier

The governing bodies of the Quebec legal and notary professions lost a suit against American-based insurers after Quebec Superior Court held that they did not overstep their bounds in preparing, registering and discharging mortgages on real estate. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 @ 9:03 AM

FIRE INSURANCE - Statutory conditions

Appeal by Marsh, an insurance broker, cross-appeal by Grafton Connor, a building owner, and cross-appeal by Lloyd’s, the insurer, from a decision dismissing Marsh’s cross-claim against the insurer, following a fire which destroyed a pub in March 2017. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 12:49 PM

Dutton Brock hires Duboff as associate

Michael Duboff has joined Dutton Brock LLP as an associate. He completed his articles with the Toronto firm and was called to the bar this year. ... [read more]

Friday, July 07, 2017 @ 7:32 AM

Ontario appeal court rules insurers not required to provide justification to applicants before exam Eric Grossman

The Ontario Court of Appeal has provided validation to insurers in ruling they are not required to offer a justification when asking applicants claiming benefits to attend an examination under oath. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 1:28 PM

Stewart McKelvey adds three new associates

East coast law firm Stewart McKelvey has added three new associates. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 8:49 AM

Slip and falls: technology putting more science into friction Slip and falls

The litigation of slip and fall claims in Ontario is changing with the advance of technology. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 1:28 PM

Estates and trusts lawyer Dykema is new chair of STEP Atlantic

Sarah Dykema, an estates and trusts lawyer in the Halifax office of McInnes Cooper was recently named chair of STEP Atlantic. As chair, an appointment that runs for two years, she has also been appointed to the board of directors of STEP Canada. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 1:27 PM

Langlois adds associate to litigation, insurance law group

Katherine Loranger has joined Langlois lawyers litigation and insurance law team as an associate in the firm’s Montreal office. ... [read more]