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COVID-19 National Response Team

May 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the global economy and business operations will result in a surge in insurance claims for a wide range of losses.

Risk Management Counsel of Canada (RMC) has experienced insurance lawyers in every province ready to defend all claims arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, including:

  • Business interruption
  • Event cancellation
  • Negligence claims against longterm care homes
  • Workers compensation claims by employees who contract COVID-19 in the workplace
  • Professional negligence claims against insurance brokers and other professionals
  • Data & cyber security breaches
  • Accounts receivable insurance
  • Travel claims
  • Construction delays
  • Class actions – Click here to see RMC’s Class Actions Experience Across Canada
  • Claims against educational institutions
  • Price gouging

COVID-19 Resources

For a look at many of the issues, please visit our COVID-19 Resources page.


Defending Business Interruption Claims from COVID-19 – Live webinar
Recorded June 16th, 2020.  Watch the recording.

Managing & Resolving Claims During COVID-19 – Webinar Recording
Recorded June 4, 2020.  Watch the recording.

Trusted Insurance Counsel from Coast-to-Coast

For assistance defending a claim, please reach out to the RMC appropriate contact partner below who will connect you with the best qualified lawyer at their firm for your specific matter.


Bruce MacLeod
SVR Lawyers

Debra Woodske
CBM Lawyers

British Columbia

Vanessa Gauthier
Lindsay LLP


Dean Giles
Fillmore Riley LLP

New Brunswick

Monika Zauhar
Cox & Palmer

Newfoundland & Labrador

Stephen May
Cox & Palmer

Nova Scotia

Joey Palov
Cox & Palmer


Mitch Kitagawa
Kelly Santini LLP

Larry Reimer
Blaney McMurtry LLP


Sonia Paradis
Donati Maisonneuve

Quebec City
Marie-Hélène Betournay
Stein Monast

Prince Edward Island

Steven Forbes
Cox & Palmer


David Thera
McKercher LLP



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