New Case: The Remedy of Relief of Forfeiture

In the recent decision of Wiles v. Sun Life, the Ontario Superior Court allowed a summary judgment motion by Sun Life, finding that the conduct of the plaintiff did not justify granting relief from forfeiture. The plaintiff was an employee of Spaenaur, who was...

Amateur Athletes Secure Concussion Protection

In the midst of the current NHL season, which is seeing more stringent enforcement of concussion protocol implemented to protect professional athletes from potentially life altering brain injuries, the Ontario Government passed a bill that affords the same type of...

Court bars SABS actions for bad faith / punitive damages

Can a claimant receiving accident benefits still sue an insurer for extra-contractual damages in court, in light of the April 1, 2016 changes to the Insurance Act? That was the question before Justice Ramsay in a Rule 21 motion recently brought by Economical Mutual...

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