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  • Future Earning Capacity and Self-Represented Litigants – Webinar Recording

    Donati Maisonneuve, McKercher LLP, SVR Lawyers, Alberta, Quebec, Saskatchewan, March 27, 2024 –Determining the future earning capacity of a plaintiff is an important, but complex part of the claims settlement process. In this YRMC webinar for new claims handlers and adjusters, our panel discuss the factors that are used to calculate compensation for loss of income due to accidents or injuries. The panel will also explore legal...
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  • Claims for Mental Injury Post Saadati v Moorhead

    Cox & Palmer, New Brunswick, March 21, 2024 –Recently, personal injury claims involving mental injury have been on the rise. Part of the reason for this is the 2017 Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) decision in Saadati v Moorhead, which defined the proof required in mental injury claims. Prior to Saadati Courts often required claimants to lead Expert testimony confirming that the claimant...
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  • Deciphering a Seminal Insurance Coverage Decision

    Blaney McMurtry LLP, Ontario, March 21, 2024 –Loblaw Companies Limited v. Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada, 2024 ONCA 145 Every decade or so, a decision of monumental importance to the coverage bar gets handed to us. In 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada gave us Progressive Homes Ltd. v. Lombard General Insurance Co. of Canada. 2010 SCC 33. Before...
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  • Criminal history of and suspicions vis-à-vis an employee: Impact on employer’s insurance coverage in the event of a claim

    Stein Monast, Quebec, March 21, 2024 –Is an insurance provider justified in invoking misrepresentation or an exclusion clause in the following situations: failure to disclose an employee’s criminal history to the insurance provider and failure to dismiss this employee on suspicion of involvement in prior thefts? Read More (en français)
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