We are certainly in unprecedented times. With schools closed, businesses shuttered, events cancelled, and “social distancing”, the impact of COVID-19 for some Canadian businesses has [...]
A successful party to a lawsuit is generally entitled to recover “costs” from the unsuccessful party, including a contribution towards their legal fees and disbursements. As purchasing adverse [...]
The recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of TD General Insurance Company v. Intact Insurance Company, 2019 ONCA 5, addresses a situation where the owner and the operator of a motorboat [...]
As RRSP season wraps up, tax season is upon us and spring cleaning is around the corner, it is time to take a close look at your car insurance policy and make sure it is has appropriate coverage [...]
In Ontario the winning party to a lawsuit can generally expect that the losing party will be ordered to pay a portion of their legal costs. A first pay insurance policy protects plaintiffs from [...]
Vicarious liability: You are liable for the actions of people who have “possession” of your vehicle with your “consent”.
If you allow another person to take possession of your motor vehicle you will be held liable for any damages caused by the negligent operation of the vehicle. It is therefore important to [...]
On July 1, 2016 significant reductions in the Standard Accident Benefits (which are part of every Ontario automobile insurance policy) came into force. These are the benefits that are available [...]