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Ontario’s New Distracted Driving Penalties

It’s common knowledge that distracted driving poses a danger to everyone on the road, leading to an increased likelihood of becoming involved in an automobile accident. In fact, the government of Ontario says deaths from collisions caused by distracted driving have doubled since 2000, and that as of 2013, one person is injured in a […]

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Driver’s Insurance Company Unable To Change Its Mind After Initially Agreeing To Defend Driver

People understandably rely on their insurance companies to help protect them in they are involved in a situation involving personal injury either to themselves or others. But what happens when you are sued following an accident and you contact your insurance company who initially agrees to defend you before changing their mind? Does an insurance […]

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When Clauses Clash

We lean on insurance policies to help provide relief when injured. In an ideal world, such dealings would be straightforward and uncomplicated. However, in the world of insurance policies and insurance law, such simplicity is not always the case. A recent decision from the Court of Appeal for Ontario highlights one of the curveballs that […]

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