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  • Waivers and Assumption of Risk No Defence to Fatal Accidents Act Claims in PEI

    Cox & Palmer, Prince Edward Island, July 14, 2022 –The recent decision in Stevens v. Oyster Bed sheds light on the efficacy of waiver/assumption of risk forms in fatal accidents on Prince Edward Island.[1] Background In Stevens v. Oyster Bed, Mr. Stevens tragically passed away following a stock car race accident. An action was commenced under the Fatal Accidents Act (FAA) by the surviving spouse, on behalf of the...
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  • Pay Now Or Pay Later: Expert Reports, Costs, And Changes To The Rules Of Civil Procedure

    Kelly Santini LLP, Ontario, July 14, 2022 –Expert Reports have an important impact on the development of a matter. They often assist in quantifying damages and determining and defining key issues for trial. Plaintiff’s expert reports often assist the Defendant in knowing the case to meet. Expert evidence has a very important role in litigation, and it is important that we know...
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  • Play INSURADLE All July

    July 05, 2022 –Most months, RMC puts on a webinar for claims handlers and adjusters. This July, we are taking the month off webinars to have a little fun with our own version of Wordle. INSURADLE will be played each weekday throughout the month of July and will test players with 5 letter words associated with insurance. To...
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  • Handling MVAs Involving Minor and Incapacitated Claimants – Webinar Recording

    Blaney McMurtry LLP, Lindsay LLP, SVR Lawyers, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, June 30, 2022 –Handling a typical MVA claim is routine for most insurance adjusters and claims handlers. But what happens when the accident involves an injured minor or someone incapacitated? In this YRMC webinar for new claims handlers and adjusters, RMC lawyers from Alberts, BC and Ontario review the key differences in the claims settlement process and the...
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