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Wednesday, February 07, 2018 @ 8:42 AM

INSURANCE CONTRACT - Interpretation - Terms

Appeal by the defendant insurers, Equinox Global and Lloyd's Underwriters, from the dismissal of their motion for a stay of the action by the plaintiff insured, Trade Finance Solutions. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 @ 11:37 AM

Stewart McKelvey adds P.E.I. associates

Two associates have joined Stewart McKelvey’s Charlottetown branch. They are Justin Milne and Michael Fleischmann. ... [read more]

Monday, February 05, 2018 @ 4:04 PM

B.C. pledges to fix ‘financial dumpster fire’ at provincial auto insurer David Eby

Calling it a “financial dumpster fire,” B.C. Attorney General David Eby has pledged to fix the monetary woes plaguing the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC). ... [read more]

Friday, February 02, 2018 @ 1:41 PM

Five women named partners at Langlois

The Montreal and Quebec City offices at Langlois lawyers are now the home of five new partners. ... [read more]

Friday, February 02, 2018 @ 9:09 AM

Decision clarifies dispute resolution for international insurance policies international_insurance_sm

International insurance policies often include both a mandatory arbitration clause and a domestic “Action Against Insurer” endorsement which provides procedural steps including for service of an action against the insurer. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 01, 2018 @ 8:49 AM

Quebec facing major overhaul to insurance legislation in 2018 online_insurance_sm

The insurance industry is facing major changes, as Quebec’s government is working toward passing legislation that would allow the online distribution of insurance without the assistance of a broker or agent. ... [read more]

Monday, January 29, 2018 @ 9:14 AM

Cerebral palsy: Determining a viable claim for medical malpractice cerebral_palsy_sm

Cerebral palsy can be a life sentence, imposed at birth, of complete dependence on others for all activities of daily living. For parents burdened with such monumental care obligations and associated expenses, the question must be asked: “Could this have been avoided?” ... [read more]

Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 8:34 AM

THE INSURANCE CONTRACT - Interpretation - Coverage provisions and exclusion clauses

Appeal by the defendant insurers from partial summary judgment granted in favour of the plaintiff, TB Bank, N.A. (Bank). ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 9:35 AM

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

Changes to Canada's marijuana laws and self-driving cars are just two of the issues to watch as the year unfolds, making it vital for the insurance industry, and the laws governing the industry, to keep pace. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 9:23 AM

Kernicterus: A rare, preventable but potentially devastating complication red_bloodcells_sm

The recent court case, Ghiassi (Litigation guardian of) v. Singh 2017 ONSC 6541 focused on a rare, but serious complication of newborn jaundice; kernicterus. This case involved a preterm, male infant of East Indian descent who developed kernicterus in the hospital setting. The nurses were deemed liable for damages for failing to recognize and report signs of worsening jaundice. ... [read more]