Canadian Underwriter


Feature Claims CanadaInsurance

Ontario Auto Evolution

November 30, 2015 Daniel Strigberger, partner, Samis & Company

Upcoming changes to the province’s auto insurance system will come into effect June 2016 – what adjusters need to know.

Feature Claims CanadaInsurance

Expanding the Pollution Exclusion

November 30, 2015 Michael S. Teitelbaum, partner; and Yulia Pesin, associate, Hughes Amys LLP

A recent court case may broaden the application of the pollution exclusion in commercial liability coverage.

Feature Claims CanadaInsurance

Cyber Challenges

November 30, 2015 Anne Juntunen, associate, Halfnight McKinlay

What recent American developments reveal about the potential future of cyber liability in Canada.

Feature Claims CanadaInsurance

Liability Notice

November 30, 2015 Todd Davies, partner; and Scott Harcus, associate, Alexander Holburn Beaudin LLP

In Lloyd’s Underwriters v. Blue Mountain Log Sales Ltd., a B.C. court wrestled with the issue of pre-tender defense costs.

Feature Claims CanadaInsurance

Share and Share Alike

September 30, 2015 Insurance Institute of Canada

Peer-to-peer technologies are allowing individuals to offer rides in their cars to people for a fee, and to rent their houses to strangers. For adjusters, claims arising out of these new shared economies are anything but simple.

Feature Claims CanadaInsurance

Getting the Lead Out

September 30, 2015 Heather A. Sanderson, principal, Sanderson Law

What are the implications of lead paint liability for Canadian insurance coverage?

Feature Claims CanadaInsurance

The ‘Derivative’ Claim

September 30, 2015 Don McGarvey, partner; and Kate Whittleton, associate, McLennan Ross LLP

A recent Alberta court decision suggests that insurers should tread carefully on coverage involving intentional acts and negligence.

Feature Claims CanadaInsurance

Face Fact or Face Fiction?

July 31, 2015 Max Hufton, Associate, Race & Co. LLP

How to develop social media evidence in litigation to best effect.

Feature Claims CanadaLegal

Contract, Conflict and Subrogation

July 31, 2015 Tiffany Cheverie, lawyer, Burchells LLP |Tiffany Cheverie, lawyer, Burchells LLP

The law of the jurisdiction plays a key role in insurance contract interpretation and rights of recovery.

Feature Claims CanadaCommercial LinesLegal

The Additional Insured

May 31, 2015 Michael S. Teitelbaum, partner, Hughes Amys LLP|Michael S. Teitelbaum, partner, Hughes Amys LLP

An oil spill case shows the consequences of not naming an additional insured on a policy

Feature Claims CanadaLegal

Risky Real Estate

May 31, 2015 Joanna Kyriazis, member; and Laura Zizzo, member, Zizzo Allan DeMarco LLP|Joanna Kyriazis, member; and Laura Zizzo, member, Zizzo Allan DeMarco LLP

Negligent disclosure of natural hazard risks can pose future liability.

Feature Claims CanadaLegal

The State of Summary Judgement

May 31, 2015 Erin H. Durant, lawyer, Dooley Lucenti|Erin H. Durant, lawyer, Dooley Lucenti

A national overview of personal injury cases