News & Events

  • Insurance Law Boot Camp – Webinar Series

    April 2019

    Starting out as an adjuster or claims handler can be daunting.  RMC lawyers from across Canada are joining forces to help junior adjusters and claims handlers learn the essentials that will help them effectively manage claims. With a solid understanding … Read more »

  • Blaney McMurtry Recognized as a 2019-20 Top 10 Regional Law Firm by Canadian Lawyer Magazine

    March 2019

    Blaney McMurtry is proud to be ranked as one of the top 5 law firms in Canadian Lawyermagazine’s 2019 survey of the Top 10 Ontario Regional Law Firms. Survey respondents described Blaney’s as having “Quality Practitioners” and  “Expertise across multiple disciplines”. Blaney McMurtry … Read more »

  • Claim Against Expert Witness Dismissed

    February 2019

    Judd Blitt of SVR Lawyers in Calgary was successful in having a claim against a real estate appraiser summarily dismissed. In Kamal Holdings & Ventures Inc v First Calgary Financial Credit Union Ltd, the court ruled that a professional appraiser retained by … Read more »

  • Mckercher Regina Lawyer And Partner, Nicholas M. Cann Honoured With Queen’s Counsel Appointment

    January 2019

    Regina lawyer and partner, Nicholas M. Cann, joins the honoured list of Queen’s Counsel appointments. Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan announced December 18, 2018 several appointments, Nicholas being one of them. Read More

  • CBM Lawyers and Lindsay LLP Named Top 10 Insurance Boutiques

    Top Insurance Defence Boutique Seal 2019-20Canadian Lawyer magazine has once again named Edmonton’s CBM Lawyers and Vancouver’s Lindsay LLP as two of Canada’s Top 10 Insurance Defence Boutiques.  Congratulations to them both.

  • Kelly Santini Successful in Early Dismissal of Broker Liability Claim

    December 2018

    Kelly Santini’s Samantha Iturregui was successful in her motion for summary judgment dismissal of a professional negligence claim brought against an insurance brokerage. When a fire destroyed the property, the insurer denied coverage as the property had sat vacant  beyond the 30 … Read more »

  • Deducting Collateral Benefits From Loss of Income Claims

    A question that we frequently hear from our colleagues in the insurance industry is: what benefits can we deduct in tort claims seeking damages for loss of income? Consider the plaintiff who has suffered a disabling injury and is unable … Read more »

  • RMC West Insurance Law Seminar

    October 2018

    Thursday, November 15th 1pm-5pm Vancouver Risk Management Counsel of Canada (RMC) invites you to join us for an insurance law seminar featuring speakers from Lindsay LLP in Vancouver, SVR Lawyers and CBM Lawyers from Alberta and McKercher LLP from Saskatchewan. … Read more »

  • There’s been a great disturbance in the Force!

    It’s back!  SVR’s annual film trailer premiered at the Calgary International Film Festival in September.  Follow the link to watch.  And hurry!  The future of the SVR galaxy hangs in the balance. Read more.

  • McKercher LLP Regina lawyer, Nicholas Cann officially president of the Canadian Bar Association Saskatchewan branch

    September 2018

    Congratulations to lawyer and partner, Nicholas M. Cann who, effective September 1, 2018, is the President of the Canadian Bar Association Saskatchewan Branch. Read more