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Saturday, Feb 09, 2019

Hughes Amys congratulates Bill Chalmers on his appointment to the Ontario Superior Court!

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

With great pride in his accomplishments, and much thanks for all of his efforts, Hughes Amys, (and the Blawgmeister, personally), bid Bill Chalmers... Read More
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019

Ont. C.A. upholds finding that admission during argument cannot be withdrawn, while expressing no opinion on whether an owner can be vicariously liable under the Highway Traffic Act for intentional torts

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Further to the previous Blawg post, pasted below, in Reasons for Decision in Liu v. The Personal Insurance  Company, released on February 12th... Read More
Saturday, Feb 09, 2019

In mva action evidentiary ruling, Ont. Super. Ct. holds that evidence of plaintiff's litigation loans cannot be led as these expenses are too remote, and not reasonably foreseeable to the defendants, so cannot be claimed as damages

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

In Mann v. Jefferson, a mva action being tried by a jury, Ontario Superior Court Justice Trimble in an evidentiary ruling, held that the plaintiff ... Read More
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019

Ont. C.A. allows appeal from Ont. Div'l. Ct. judge and finds action not limitation-barred based on the question of whether a legal proceeding was an appropriate remedy

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Further to the previous Blawg post, pasted below, the Ontario Court of Appeal, in the now-titled Presley v. Van Dusen, a decision released on Janua... Read More
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019

Ont. Super. Ct. finds intentional act exclusion applies and no defence or indemnity owed

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

In Obront v. The Dominion, Ontario Superior Court Justice Pattillo dismissed the insured's application seeking a defence and indemnity under a home... Read More
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019

Hughes Amys' Sabina Arulampalam secures expenses award in FSCO arbitration

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Related Lawyer Sabina Arulampalam

Further to the previous Blawg post, pasted below, congratulations to our own Sabina Arulampalam, who was successful before FSCO Arbitrator Sone in ... Read More
Friday, Jan 25, 2019

Ont. C.A., by a 2-1 majority, upholds dismissal of HVAC installation claim as limitation-barred addressing, inter alia, issues of discoverability, appropriate remedy and fraudulent concealment

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Further to the previous Blawg post, pasted below, in Zeppa v. Woodbridge Heating & Air Conditioning Ltd., an action alleging faulty installatio... Read More
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019

With a view to protecting the rights of minors, Ont. Super. Ct. finds limitation period runs from date litigation guardian is appointed, and not when their identity is declared in a letter

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

In Siddiqui v. Saint Francis Xavier High School, Ontario Superior Court Justice Beaudoin granted partial summary judgment to the plaintiffs, findin... Read More
Sunday, Jan 20, 2019

Hughes Amys' Jennifer Huneault and Jason Arcuri present on Canadian Cannabis Industry Recall at Wilson Elser Seminar

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Related Lawyers Jennifer Huneault and Jason Arcuri

Congratulations to my colleagues Jennifer Huneault and Jason Arcuri who will be speaking on Product Recall in the Canadian Cannabis Industry at Hug... Read More
Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

Ont. Super. Ct. dismisses property coverage claims on basis of applicable exclusions

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

In La Rose Bakery 2000 Inc. v. Intact Insurance Company, Ontario Superior Court Justice Lederer summarily dismissed business interruption and loss ... Read More
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019

Ont. Super. Ct. finds OPCF 44R covers injured spouse where covered vehicle was available for use

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

In Murphy v. Aviva Insurance Co., Ontario Superior Court Justice Morgan found that an automobile insurance policy issued to the employer of one of ... Read More
Monday, Jan 14, 2019

Hughes Amys' Bevin Shores comments on social host liability law in Law Times article

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Related Lawyer Bevin Shores

Please find attached a Law Times article on the status of social host liability case law, including the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision of ... Read More
Saturday, Jan 12, 2019

Ont. C.A. reverses application judge, finding both homeowners' policies in issue were primary, and obliged to share defence and indemnity equally because of their "other insurance" clauses

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Further to the previous Blawg post, pasted below, in TD General Insurance Company v. Intact Insurance Company, the Ontario Court of Appeal set asid... Read More
Monday, Jan 07, 2019

Hughes Amys included in the Canadian Lawyer Survey of the Top 10 Insurance Defence Boutiques in 2019-20

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

I am pleased to report that Hughes Amys has once again been named as one of the Top Ten insurance defence boutiques in Canada. Our firm is honoure... Read More
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018

Many thanks to White & Williams' Randy Maniloff for his "shout-out" about the Release of the 2019 edition of Ontario Insurance Law & Commentary

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Related Lawyer Andrew W. Cottreau

When an exceptionally accomplished author takes note of your work it is highly gratifying. That’s the position I find myself in with Randy Ma... Read More
Saturday, Dec 08, 2018

Hughes Amys' Bevin Shores' Paper on 2018's Top Ten Tort Cases

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Related Lawyer Bevin Shores

Please find attached my partner, Bevin Shores' excellent paper on the Top Ten Tort Cases for 2018, entitled "Top 10 Tort Cases: The Defence Perspec... Read More
Thursday, Nov 08, 2018

Man. Q.B. finds CGL policy does not cover snowmobile accident

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

In Triple C Enterprises Ltd. v. Wynward Insurance Group, the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench dismissed the insured's application seeking a defence ... Read More
Thursday, Nov 08, 2018

Ont. C.A. clarifies role of “participant expert” witnesses in granting appeal and ordering new trial where Court satisfied that trial judge erred with respect to admission of “participant expert” evidence

Author Bevin Shores

In Imeson v. Maryvale (Maryvale Adolescent and Family Services), 2018 ONCA 888, the Court of Appeal granted the appellant’s appeal ... Read More
Thursday, Nov 08, 2018

Ont. C.A. allows appeal of summary dismissal of social host liability claims, finding the issue of duty of care is a genuine issue requiring a trial

Author Bevin Shores

In Williams v Richard, 2018 ONCA 889, an appeal of two related actions concerning a social host liability claim, the Court of Appeal allowed t... Read More
Monday, Nov 05, 2018

Alta. C.A. majority finds question of whether indemnification agreement obliges payment of defence costs must be decided at trial as evidentiary findings could affect the underlying litigation

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Further to the previous Blawg post, pasted below, in Kostic v CIBC Trust Corporation, the Alberta Court of Appeal by a 2-1 margin, allowed both the... Read More
Monday, Nov 05, 2018

Hughes Amys' Alexander Wilkinson's Without Prejudice article on Liquor Liability

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

Please find attached the excellent article by my colleague, Alexander Wilkinson, on liquor liability, from the November 2018 issue of Without Preju... Read More
Thursday, Nov 01, 2018

Ont. C.A. Upholds Dismissal of Court Application Challenging LAT’s Jurisdiction over SABS disputes, agreeing Applicant lacked standing

Author Bevin Shores

Related Lawyer Sabina Arulampalam

In the Blawg-posted case of Campisi v Ontario (Attorney General), a challenge to the amended section 280 of the Insurance Act granti... Read More
Thursday, Nov 01, 2018

Alta. Master dismisses claim by service provider against insurer that paid pollution liability claim to named insured which did not pay the provider who did the clean-up

Author Michael S. Teitelbaum

In SWAT Consulting Ltd v Canadian Western Bank, Alberta Master Prowse found that the plaintiff, which was not a party to an insurance contract, fai... Read More
Monday, Oct 15, 2018

Ont. Div. Ct. dismisses application for judicial review of LAT decision upholding limitation period

Author Bevin Shores

In Tomec v Economical Mutual Insurance Company, 2018 ONSC 5664, a three judge panel of the Divisional Court dismissed the appellant (claimant)... Read More
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