One of our articling students, Annie Levanaj, was recently published in the Canadian Defence Lawyers’ Hearsay newsletter. Annie discusses a Supreme Court of Canada decision on the circumstances in which public authorities can be held liable in negligence. The article can be found here.
Brian Sunohara has written an article on amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure, which will be in effect on March 31, 2022. The amendments include: Each party must serve and file a certificate of readiness regarding expert reports at least 30 days prior to the pre-trial conference. Parties can consent to extend the time […]
Click here for the Fall 2021 edition of our newsletter, In|Sight! The newsletter contains the following topics: Winter is Coming: The Supreme Court of Canada on Government Immunity for Policy Decisions and its Application to Snow Removal Insurer Examinations – When is Another Examination Appropriate? Wait, Is it An Accident? The Close Proximity of a […]
By Natalia Sheikh The recent Court of Appeal decision in MDS Inc. v Factory Mutual Insurance Company discusses the interpretation of standard form insurance contracts and coverage in all-risk policies. Background In MDS, the insurer appellant, Factory Mutual Insurance Company (“FM Global”), issued an all-risk insurance policy (“the Policy”) to MDS Inc., a global health […]
By Alon Barda There has been much confusion regarding the applicability of s.7 of the Licence Appeal Tribunal Act (the “LAT Act”) in recent years. This was finally put to rest with the recent Divisional Court decision of Fratarcangeli v. North Blenheim Mutual Insurance Companywherein it was held that the Licence Appeal Tribunal (the “LAT”) […]
By Alon Barda and Natalia Sheikh The Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Rooplal v. Foder, 2021 ONCA 357 addresses the time period that applies in unidentified motorist claims pursuant to s. 265 of the Insurance Act and Uninsured Automobile Coverage, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 676 (“Regulation 676”). Facts The plaintiff was injured while riding a […]