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  • Don’t keep your grow-op a secret from your home insurer

    Insurance law – Homeowner’s insurance – Void policy – Material change in risk – Practice – Appeals Schellenberg v. Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co., [2020] B.C.J. No. 72, 2020 BCCA 22, British Columbia Court of Appeal, January 22, 2020, M.V. Newbury, G.B. Butler and P. Abrioux JJ.A. An outbuilding loca … Read more »

  • No limits on mitigation of loss coverage

    Insurance law – Liability insurance – Errors and omissions policy – Coverage – Limit on liability – Interpretation of policy – Practice – Summary judgments Surespan Structures Ltd. v. Lloyds Underwriters, [2020] B.C.J. No. 33, 2020 BCSC 27, British Columbia Supreme Court, January 10, 2020, W.K. Bran … Read more »

  • What not to do when terminating a policy

    Insurance law – Automobile insurance – Statutory obligations – Cancellation of policy, time cancellation in effect – Arbitration – Practice – Appeals – Standard of review Allstate Insurance Co. v. Ontario (Minister of Finance), [2020] O.J. No. 726, 2020 ONSC 830, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, F … Read more »

  • Traveling insureds beware: know the jurisdiction of your policy

    Insurance law – Automobile insurance – Territorial limitations – Underinsured motorist – Practice – Appeals – Standard of review – Summary judgments – Availability Wage v. Canadian Direct Insurance Inc., [2020] A.J. No. 139, 2020 ABCA 49, Alberta Court of Appeal, February 4, 2020, B.L. Veldhuis, F.L … Read more »

  • Court of Appeal overturns motion judge, finding claim for disability benefits is statute barred

    Insurance law – Group insurance – Long term disability benefits – Limitation of actions – Practice – Appeals – Summary judgments Clarke v. Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada, [2020] O.J. No. 71, 2020 ONCA 11, Ontario Court of Appeal, January 8, 2020, D.M. Brown, G. Huscroft and G.T. Trotter JJ.A. The … Read more »