Insurer’s motion for summary judgment dismissed as it was unclear which version of the policy applied

08. January 2019 0
Insurance law – Interpretation of policy – Contra proferentum rule – Practice – Summary judgments SSQ Insurance Co. v. Sutherland, [2018] A.J. No. 1337, 2018 ABQB 934, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, November 15, 2018, Master S.L. Schulz The insurer alleged it overpaid its insured and sought repayment by way of summary judgment. The insured ...

The insured’s claim was dismissed as the evidence did not support his claim that the motor vehicle accident was caused by an unknown vehicle

09. October 2018 0
Insurance law – Automobile insurance – Unidentified motorist – Evidence – Practice – Summary judgments Gardner v. John Doe Driver, [2018] O.J. No. 4128, 2018 ONSC 4639, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, August 2, 2018, P.M. Perell J. The insured was involved in a motor vehicle accident and sued the insurer pursuant to s. 265(1) ...

The insurer was required to defend its insured as the policy’s definition of “insured” included an employer’s vicarious liability and would be superfluous if employers were covered only for their own acts or omissions

09. October 2018 0
Insurance law – Professional liability insurance – Duty to defend – Rights and duties of insurer – Interpretation of policy – Practice – Summary judgments Van Huizen v. Trisura Guarantee Insurance Co., [2018] O.J. No. 4188, 2018 ONSC 4828, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, August 10, 2018, P. Hurley J. The insured sought a declaration ...