David Rogers’ article, “COVID-19: The Ultimate Business Interrupter”, was published in The Pulse, a magazine of the Ontario Risk and Insurance Management Society. David’s article starts at page 15 of the magazine.
At our weekly meeting today, Angie Bellehumeur discussed the Court of Appeal’s decision in Le Treport Wedding & Convention Centre Ltd. v Co-operators General Insurance Company, 2020 ONCA 487, which involved an insurance coverage dispute. On July 8, 2013, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) experienced the most expensive natural disaster the province has ever seen. […]
An article by David Rogers, entitled “COVID-19: Ultimate business interrupter”, was published in The Lawyer’s Daily this week. David says “it is unlikely that COVID-19-related losses would be covered under the business interruption provisions of most all-risks property policies, which require actual property damage”. However, David also notes that policy wording can be unique, and […]
The Supreme Court of Canada recently denied leave to appeal in an insurance coverage dispute. A building on the plaintiffs’ property was damaged by fire. The plaintiffs’ insurer denied a claim under a homeowner’s policy based on the plaintiffs’ failure to notify of a material change of risk, in particular, the existence of a licensed […]
In a previous blog post, we discussed a decision in which an insurer was ordered to defend a training academy for allegations related to the alleged sexual abuse of a student. The decision was overturned yesterday by the Court of Appeal. In Southside Muay Thai Academy Corporation v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, 2020 ONCA […]
Stephen Ross and Erin Crochetière were recently featured in a three-part series in The Lawyer’s Daily on “Rights, remedies between primary and excess insurers”. Stephen and Erin provide an in-depth look at the nature and scope of the duties owed between primary and excess insurers from a Canadian perspective, including a consideration of common issues […]