Award of Punitive Damages Against Insurer Upheld

21. October 2014 0
Award of punitive damages upheld but award of mental distress damages was reduced on appeal from judgment against insurer for failure to pay disability benefits. Fernandes v. Penncorp Life Insurance Co., [2014] O.J. No. 4039, September 2, 2014, Ontario Court of Appeal, R.B. Juriansz, S.E. Pepall and K.M. van Rensburg JJ.A.