Monthly Archives: April 2004

Additional Insured Not Liable for Unpaid Premium

The Ontario Court of Appeal has just released its decision in McMynn v. Lombard General Insurance, a copy of which we attach. Although the amount of money at stake in the case was relatively modest ($33,271.44), the case is of … Continue reading

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Insurer Must reimburse MVAC Fund for Accident Benefits

In Kalinkine v. Superintendent of Financial Services Commission, a Superior Court decision released this week, The Personal Insurance Company was ordered to reimburse the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund for accident benefits payments paid in error by the Fund. We … Continue reading

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California Lawyers Liable for Continuing Unmeritorious Claims

On Monday, the California Supreme Court ruled that “an attorney may be held liable for continuing to prosecute a lawsuit discovered to lack probable cause”. We have attached a copy of the decision in Zamos v. Stroud. Not the law … Continue reading

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Costs Premium Refused

In the wake of the case that we forwarded last week, Russett v. Bujold, another decision was released today that deals with the issue of “risk premiums” on awards of costs. In Grass v. Women’s College Hospital , attached, Madam … Continue reading

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Important Costs Decision

We have attached the decision of Justice Denis Power in Russett v. Bujold on the issue of costs. As you will see from the fax line at the top of each page, this is literally “hot off the presses”. This … Continue reading

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