Monthly Archives: September 2012

Broker Liable to Property Owner for Insurer’s Denial of Coverage Based on Vacancy Exclusion

In Newbigging et al. v. M. Butler Insurance Brokers Ltd.et al., 2012 ONSC 5174 (CanLII), Superior Court Justice Theresa Maddalena dismissed an appeal from a decision of a Small Claims Court judge who had awarded damages against an insurance broker. At … Continue reading

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Rule 76 Cases Between Regular Trials and Small Claims Court for Costs Purposes

Worth noting: Justice Kevin W. Whitaker has held, in Moore v. CHRY Community, 2012 ONSC 5122 (CanLII), that for purposes of awarding costs, actions tried under simplified procedure occupy a position between Small Claims Court trials and trials held under ordinary … Continue reading

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