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How to avoid turning the mishandling of a claim into a six-figure bad faith award

February 3, 2021 by David Gambrill

A Manitoba court decision ordering the province’s public auto insurer to pay a bad faith award of $350,000 serves as a cautionary tale to the industry that bad faith awards for mishandling a claim can be made even after a

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Alberta Motor Association takes legal action to recover money from reinsurance companies providing Fort McMurray wildfire coverage

July 13, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Alberta Motor Association Insurance Company (AMA) has announced that it has filed a statement of claim with the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta to take “legal action to recover money owed to it by a number of companies

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SGI pursues legal action against two liquor establishments following four impaired driving deaths

July 6, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) announced on Thursday that it has pursued legal action for the first time against two liquor establishments in connection with an impaired driving case that claimed a family of four in January 2016. SGI said in

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Montreal taxi industry to meet Tuesday to discuss Uber deal

September 13, 2016 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Representatives of Montreal’s taxi industry are scheduled to meet Tuesday to draft a response to the recent deal between the provincial government and ride-hailing company Uber. Taxi drivers are almost unanimously against the agreement, which allows Uber to