Monthly Archives: September 2005

Contributory Negligence

In Snushall v. Fulsang, released today, the Court of Appeal discussed the appropriate treatment of contributory negligence in an MVA case, based on a plaintiff’s failure to wear (or to wear properly) a seatbelt. The jury in this case had … Continue reading

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Insurer Can’t Subrogate Against Additional Insured, Even Under Separate Policy

In Lacombe v. Phillips et al., Master Robert Beaudoin has ruled that an insurer cannot subrogate against an entity named as an “additional insured” in one of its policies, even when the payment sought to be recovered was made under … Continue reading

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