By Erin Crochetière In light of current social distancing measures, the shut down of non-essential businesses, and other government-imposed measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many business and commercial activities have been disrupted and, in some cases, entirely halted. Due to the various constraints on normal business operations, will parties to commercial contracts be […]
Stephen Ross and Erin Crochetière have written a comprehensive article called “Rights and Remedies Between Primary and Excess Insurers“. The article examines the nature and scope of the duties owed between primary and excess insurers from a Canadian perspective, including a consideration of common issues that arise when multiple layers of insurance are potentially applicable […]
By Emily Vereshchak As lawyers, we are accustomed to adapting to change. Whether it is a new take on an old common law principle or the introduction of a divisive piece of legislation, lawyers must keep pace with the law as it transforms alongside society. However, these changes are often gradual, even predictable, and often […]
Our associates and students have worked hard on contributing to our Spring 2020 Newsletter while working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you find the following articles to be of interest: 1. The Third Time is a Charm; or is it? 2. Relevancy of Reserves: Kanani v. Economical Insurance 3. Rights and Remedies Between Primary and Excess Insurers […]
An article written by Mo Rajabali has been published in The Lawyer’s Daily. The article is called “Relief from forfeiture in context of recoverable depreciation“. Mo addresses a Court of Appeal decision involving a dispute over whether an insurer had to pay its insured $3 million in depreciation costs following the destruction of a building […]
In an article called “Striking insurance claims against adjusters“, Alon Barda explains why insurance adjusters and other employees generally cannot be personally sued. This article was published in The Lawyer’s Daily.