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Does CGL’s duty to defend apply to the insurance policy as a whole?

December 10, 2018 by Jason Contant

An insurer’s duty to defend under a provision in a commercial general liability (CGL) form is applicable to the insurance policy as a whole, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta has ruled. In a decision released Friday, the court

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Workplace injury could be covered by CGL policy, triggering insurer’s duty to defend: Court

March 19, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Intact has a duty to defend a lawsuit arising from a workplace injury under a commercial general liability policy, the Alberta Court of Appeal ruled. Normally workplace injuries are covered under no-fault provincial workers compensation programs rather than by property

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3 tips for advising your clients about construction work

January 12, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Brokers advising property owners should bear in mind their clients may not be experts on construction and renovation, a managing general agency warns. Keeping this mind, brokers can guide clients through three processes when hiring contractors to do construction or

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Why your CGL pollution exclusion may not go far enough

January 4, 2018 by Canadian Underwriter

Even though they put pollution exclusions into their commercial general liability policies, two major insurers are still on the hook for defending a Vancouver area dry cleaner against a lawsuit arising from soil contamination, a court ruled last week. In

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CGL insurer has duty to defend third-party claim arising from workplace injury

October 19, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

There is a possibility that a third-party claim against a door installation company – whose subcontractor was injured on the job and was not covered by the Alberta Workers’ Compensation Board – falls under a commercial general liability policy, a

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Organizations considering standalone cyber coverage should evaluate risk profile to see if traditional policies are adequate: RIMS

March 24, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Organizations considering standalone cyber coverage should carefully evaluate their risk profile and determine whether more traditional policies provide adequate coverage, suggests a newly released report from RIMS, the risk management society. The report, authored by Teri Cotton Santos, a member