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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 @ 2:34 PM

Long term disability insurance: Common employee misconceptions Disabilitymyths

Long-term disability (LTD) coverage is often a key benefit employees derive from their employment. Most commonly found in group plans sponsored by employers, LTD benefits can provide significant security to employees in the form of income continuation when they are disabled due to an illness or injury. The 2018 annual report by the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association suggests that over 12 million Canadians have access to some form of disability benefits. Other reports suggest one-third of Canadians will report being disabled for at least one period of 90 days or more before age 65. ... [read more]

Monday, November 26, 2018 @ 8:15 AM

ACTIONS - By insurer against insurer - Appeals and judicial review - Of final orders

Cross-appeal by the diocese from a decision that held the insurer was not liable for damages the diocese paid out under a conciliation process. ... [read more]

Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 1:31 PM

TRUSTS - Constructive trusts - Judicial recognition of constructive trust - Unjust enrichment

Appeal from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal setting aside a decision concluding that the proceeds of an insurance policy were payable to Michelle Constance Moore. ... [read more]

Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 12:45 PM

Auto insurance changes ‘Christmas list’ for industry: B.C. trial lawyers John Rice, TLABC secretary/treasurer

British Columbia’s decision to classify psychiatric issues and mild concussions as minor under new automobile insurance regulations is being called troubling by members of the B.C. bar, adding that recent changes at the provincially owned insurance provider are reducing individuals’ chances to have their issues properly addressed. ... [read more]

Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 11:39 AM - Last Updated: Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 5:54 PM

SCC sheds light on unjust enrichment, constructive trust in case involving 2 wives, 1 insurance policy Justice Suzanne Côté

The Supreme Court has overturned the Ontario Court of Appeal to allow 7-2 the unjust enrichment claim of a first wife who saw the proceeds of her late husband’s $250,000 life insurance policy go to his second spouse, even though the first wife paid the policy premiums for 13 years on the understanding she would collect. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 @ 12:26 PM

Where auto insurance meets autonomous cars Interior autonomous car

With the advent of autonomous vehicles quickly approaching, auto insurers have been considering and developing insurance products that take into account this new technology. ... [read more]

Friday, November 16, 2018 @ 9:43 AM

AUTOMBILE INSURANCE - Accident benefits

Appeal by Elite Insurance from a decision finding its policy with the claimant was in effect at the time the claimant was struck by an uninsured vehicle. ... [read more]

Monday, November 12, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

ACTIONS - Limitation periods - Adding or removing parties

Appeal by the plaintiff from a decision of a motions judge dismissing her motion to add the respondent insurer as defendant on the basis that the limitation period had expired. ... [read more]

Friday, November 09, 2018 @ 9:22 AM

Two associates join Lerners’ Toronto office

Lerners LLP announced that Lindsay Woods and Justin Martin have joined the firm as associates in the Toronto office. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 07, 2018 @ 3:12 PM

‘Massive’ budget implementation bill replete with legal measures of note to bar and clients Jan Borowy

The Trudeau government’s latest jam-packed budget implementation bill (Bill C-86), which is under scrutiny this week at the Commons Finance Committee, includes scores of proposed regulatory measures — many of them unheralded and deserving of lawyers’ attention. ... [read more]