Concealing a leased vehicle could void the insurance

The client of an Insured did not conceal her vehicle from the Insurer when she parked it several blocks from her residence in order to avoid repossession. MFI Mobil Finance (2006) Inc. v. Insurance Corp. of British Columbia, [2009] B.C.J. No. 1009, April 14, 2009, British Columbia Provincial Court, S.D. Dley Prov. Ct. J.

A vague extension offer can extend an insurance contract without premiums

Plaintiff Insurance Broker sought a Declaration that it was not liable to pay the Defendants, an insurance company and an insurance broker, premiums for an extension of insurance coverage. The Plaintiff also sought $100,000 in general damages for intentional interference with its economic relations and $50,000 in special damages. Application allowed in part. M.B. Kouri Insurance ...

Whether an insurance company has acted in good faith is a genuine issue for trial and not suitable for summary dismissal

Plaintiff Surety brought a motion for summary judgment against the Defendant Construction Companies. The Defendants alleged bad faith in handling the claims. The motion was dismissed, the Court finding a genuine issue existed for trial. Zurich Insurance Co. v. Paveco Road Builders Corp., [2009] O.J. No. 1211, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, March 23, 2009, T.R. Lederer ...