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What you need to know about clients changing production

April 21, 2020 by Adam Malik

A company that makes sweaters can’t flip a switch the next day and start making hospital gowns for frontline healthcare workers before working through important insurance considerations, according to experts. If you have a client looking to shift production —

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How Zurich and BFL helped Bauer’s move to make face shields

April 17, 2020 by Adam Malik

Sports equipment maker Bauer made headlines when it announced it would shift its production to making face shields for front line employees deemed essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. Behind the scenes helping to make it possible was its broker, BFL

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Does ‘material change in risk’ clause need better clarity?

February 3, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Despite Wawanesa’s recent legal victory in a coverage dispute in British Columbia, judges in that province appear to be struggling to interpret the statutory condition on material change in risk. Five years ago, Bob and Linda Schellenberg’s property in Chilliwack

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October 2, 2016 Jennifer Pereira, Partner, Robertson Stromberg LLP. Robertson Stromberg is a member firm of The ARC Group of Canada, a network of independent law firms across Canada.

In a ruling in favour of SGI and Galon Insurance Brokers, a Saskatchewan court found that a plaintiff knew, or should have known, that his decision to rent to tenants was material to the risk of insuring his home.