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Defending Business Interruption Claims from COVID-19 – Live webinar

June 25, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020
2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT

COVID-19 has shuttered economies across the country and around the world. Despite the lack of physical damage, business insurers everywhere are facing an onrush of business interruption claims that will persist for some time to come.

In this webinar, our national panel of insurance lawyers will update viewers on the latest developments in business interruption claims, the tactics being employed by plaintiff counsel and the strategies insurers can use to defend them.

Topics covered will include:

  1. How the courts ruled on similar business interruption claims arising from the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong in 2003 and the ice storm in Montreal in 1998.
  2. The key cases to monitor as domestic and international jurisdictions begin to make rulings on business interruption and class action claims.
  3. An examination of the wording in different business insurance policies and the criteria insurers need to consider when determining how to respond to a claim.

Click here to register.

Presented by:

Pascale Caron
Donati Maisonneuve – Montreal

Steven Forbes
Cox & Palmer – Prince Edward Island

Celeste Small
SVR Lawyers – Calgary

David Thera Q.C.
McKercher LLP – Saskatchewan

Domenic Venturo Q.C.
SVR Lawyers – Calgary

Do not miss the latest developments in Canadian insurance law