Insurer had duty to defend occupier of a shopping mall as an unnamed insured under the snow removal contractor’s insurance policy. Cadillac Fairview Corp. v. Oakridge Landscape Contractors,  O.J. No. 3480, August 17, 2010, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, J.A. Ramsay J.
Forms submitted by chiropractor amounted to an application for insurance by the insureds. ING Insurance Co. of Canada. v. TD Insurance Meloche Monnex,  O.J. No. 3549, August 24, 2010, Ontario Court of Appeal, E.E. Gillese, R.G. Juriansz and H.S. LaForme JJ.A.
Driver of an unregistered and uninsured vehicle was not entitled to indemnity for damages to vehicle even though the other driver was found to be 100% at fault. Kotello v. West,  M.J. No. 154, May 4, 2010, Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench, C. Suche J.
Statement of Values filled out after the completion of an application for insurance did not form part of the insured’s policy of insurance. Sunburst Skylight Ltd. v. Lloyd’s Underwriters, Lloyd’s, London,  B.C.J. No. 963, May 20, 2010, British Columbia Supreme Court, P.G. Voith J.
An insurance broker was found liable for failing to advise insured of change in her insurance needs following her moving out from the family home. Beck Estate v. Johnston, Meier Insurance Agencies Ltd.,  B.C.J. No. 972, May 21, 2010, British Columbia Supreme Court, S.A. Griffin J. (In Chambers)
A girlfriend of insured is not spouse or dependent for purposes of unidentified driver provisions of an insurance policy. Pepe v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.,  O.J. No. 2138, May 20, 2010, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, D.A. Wilson J.
Pushing a motorcycle during a course was found to be an ordinary and well-known use of a motor vehicle. V-Twin Motorcycle School Ltd. v. Insurance Corp. of British Columbia,  B.C.J. No. 960, January 29, 2010, British Columbia Supreme Court, B. Brown J. (In Chambers)
Action for damages for breach of an insurance policy dismissed. The insured vehicle was parked in a Kal Tire parking lot when it was stolen. The insurance policy did not cover losses for stored vehicles when they are parked on a “highway”. The Kal Tire parking lot was found to be a “highway” as that ...
Insurer established Insured committed arson thereby depriving Insured recovery under the policy. Performance Factory Inc. v. Atlantic Insurance Co. Limited,  N.J. No. 78 (S.C), March 3, 2010, Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court – Trial Division, R.P. Whalen J.