Tom Macmillan discusses the definition of “household” in a recent article that was published in The Lawyer’s Daily. Tom specifically addresses an interesting Court of Appeal decision involving a homeowners insurance policy.
Carol-Anne Wyseman’s article called “Limitation period for duty to defend applications” was recently published in The Lawyer’s Daily. Carol-Anne provides her views on a surprising Court of Appeal decision.
Section 132 of the Insurance Act permits a plaintiff to commence a direct action against an insurer when an insured is liable for injury or damage and fails to satisfy a judgment, except in relation to motor vehicle liability policies. The plaintiff is subject to the same equities as the insurer would have if the judgment had been […]
This morning, we had an “Ugly Holiday Sweater” edition of our weekly muffin meeting. We discussed a Court of Appeal decision involving coverage under a homeowner’s insurance policy. We also went over a decision in which a plaintiff sued a doctor and the Ministry of Health in relation to an alleged improper prescription drug. Homeowner’s Policy […]
Last week, the Court of Appeal released an important decision for rental car companies and their insurers. Section 277(1.1) of the Insurance Act contains a priority scheme for accidents involving rented or leased vehicles. The provision states as follows: (1.1) Despite subsection (1), if an automobile is leased, the following rules apply to determine the […]
The case of Pembridge Insurance Company of Canada v. Chu, 2019 ONCA 904, arose out of a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff sued Fabrizi alleging that he drove through a red light and caused her injuries. Fabrizi commenced a third party claim against Chu. Fabrizi alleged that Chu drove negligently. Fabrizi also alleged that Chu got […]