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Intact wins priority dispute over rental car coverage in standard auto policy

November 22, 2019 by Jason Contant

Ontario’s Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling in favour of Intact Insurance Company in a priority dispute over who is afforded coverage when operating a rental vehicle. In a decision released Thursday, the appeal court found that liability coverage

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Why this American auto insurer lost its priority dispute in Canada

August 26, 2019 by David Gambrill

Yes, an American auto insurer can be the priority insurer for an accident that happens in Canada. An Ontario judge found last Thursday that the priority dispute provisions in the province’s Insurance Act do indeed apply to U.S.-based insurers, thus

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Priority dispute over accident benefits hinges on endorsement

June 26, 2019 by Jason Contant

Continental Casualty Company (CNA Canada) must pay both mandatory and optional accident benefits to an injured pedestrian after a judge set aside the decision of an arbitrator in a priority dispute. Arbitrator Kenneth Bialkowski concluded in an April 2018 decision

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Despite late notice to claimant, court green-lights priority dispute between insurers

April 2, 2018 by David Gambrill

In a priority dispute between insurers over accident benefits payments, the claimant does not necessarily have to be notified about the priority dispute at the same time as the other carrier, the Ontario Court for Appeal has ruled. The major