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Paid Risk on the rise: Is legal liability jeopardizing small businesses across Canada?

January 10, 2023 ARAG Legal Solutions Inc.

Seven out of ten Canadian small businesses dealt with at least one legal dispute in the last three years – a staggering 230% increase since we last checked back in 2015. This is one of many insights gained from our

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Ontario’s The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group launches two seasonal homeowner products

September 22, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group announced on Thursday that it has launched two new seasonal products to enhance its current cottage packages. The Commonwell’s latest product releases were created in response to evolving cottage markets across Ontario, said The Commonwell,

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Builder’s risk policy must cover windows damaged by cleaning on building under construction: Supreme Court of Canada

September 16, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Insurance firms writing an all risks policy for an office building under construction in Edmonton must cover the multi-million dollar cost of replacing windows damaged by cleaning, despite an exclusion for “the cost of making good faulty workmanship,” the Supreme

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Frank Cowan introduces drone endorsements for liability and property policies

August 28, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Frank Cowan Company announced on Friday that its liability and property policies can now be enhanced with endorsements to cover drones. The Princeton, Ont.-based managing general agent said in a statement that the drone/unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) coverage “is intended