Personal injury

Decision mean insurer 'cannot rescind a contract prior to a loss,' says lawyer

Decision mean insurer 'cannot rescind a contract prior to a loss,' says lawyer

Insurance bureau supporting attempt to take the matter to SCC

Judge considers ‘hard-ball’ approach by defendant in costs award

Judge considers ‘hard-ball’ approach by defendant in costs award

‘This is of course a fully defensible position for the defendant to take, but it may have concomitant consequences,’ judge says

Court analyzes ‘exceptional circumstances’ for awarding premium costs on contingency fees

Court analyzes ‘exceptional circumstances’ for awarding premium costs on contingency fees

Clarifies standard in non-medical negligence personal injury cases

Lawyer's negligence case sheds light on rules for expert witnesses

Lawyer's negligence case sheds light on rules for expert witnesses

How much do defendants need to disclose before trial?

Driver excluded from insurance plan sues for damages, loses

Driver excluded from insurance plan sues for damages, loses

The Ontario Superior Court has dismissed a motor vehicle accident claim brought by a plaintiff who was uninsured for his injuries after signing an excluded driver endorsement in the family insurance policy.

Province restores $2 million benefit limit for catastrophically injured

Province restores $2 million benefit limit for catastrophically injured

Ontario’s new provincial budget calls for changes in benefits for catastrophically injured patients and a review of contingency fee arrangements.