Category: insurance claim

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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Employer’s Requirement to Release Them Of LTD Benefits Deemed Unconscionable

It’s comforting to know that long-term disability benefits are available if an accident, injury, or illness prevents someone from working. Unfortunately, the process of applying for and receiving benefits can be complicated, overwhelming, and unfair. The importance of having legal representation when dealing with matter of long-term disability was recently highlighted in a decision from […]

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Getting To The Bottom Of What A Spouse Is

There’s a lot to be said about ensuring employment contracts are clear and unambiguous. That said, situations can arise where a seemingly easy to define term is used only to end up being the topic of litigation. Take for example a recent decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in which the court had […]

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Court Decides Whether An Additional Insured On A Policy Is Entitled To Independent Representation

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice was recently tasked with determining whether a municipality, which was named as an additional insured on a highway maintenance company’s insurance plan, could appoint their own counsel and manage their own defence. The action arose after the plaintiff was struck from behind by a vehicle while walking along the […]

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Travel Insurance Claim Denied? Some Common Reasons Why

Getting hurt or sick on vacation is inconvenient at best, and having to make a claim against your travel insurance policy is complicated and time consuming. When your insurer denies your claim, the inconvenience becomes a very serious financial problem. The right legal advice can help get your claim resolved more quickly. Was your travel […]

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Travel Insurance for Winter Vacations

Many Canadians will hit the slopes and trails this winter to enjoy snowshoeing, skiing and snowmobiling. But winter sports can carry higher risks of personal injury, so take sensible precautions to stay safe, and make sure you have the right winter travel insurance to protect you and your loved ones. Why do you need travel insurance? Even if […]

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