Rental Car Company Beware: Can You Sue on your Rental Agreement?

12. November 2019 0
A car rental company’s claim against its renter offended the statutory prohibition against suing anyone other than one’s own insurer for damage to an insured car. Insurance law – Automobile insurance – First party insured – Statutory provisions – Practice – Appeals Quality Car Rentals Inc. v. Sedaghat, [2019] O.J. No. 4728, 2019 ONSC 5431, ...

Actions against insurers for bad faith handling of SABs claims are exclusively within the jurisdiction of the LAT

10. September 2019 0
The insured’s action against her insurer for bad faith handling of her SABs claim is barred by the dispute resolution provisions of section 280 of the Insurance Act. Insurance law – Automobile insurance – Statutory provisions – Bad faith – Damages – Punitive damages – Aggravated damages – Actions – Appeals Stegenga v. Economical Mutual Insurance Co., [2019] ...