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 May 31, 2018 8:00 PM
by Laura Emmett
Apple watch leads to distracting driving conviction.

A recent Ontario Court of Justice case brings to light a new distracted driving concern – Apple wrist watches. Ms. Ambrose was convicted...

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Emerging Issues, Court Proceedings  
  

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 May 25, 2018 1:00 PM
by Stas Bodrov

It takes little effort to identify the international behemoth that was recently scrutinized for disclosing its users’ personal data (*cough* Facebook *cough*). As of today, many business, big and small,...

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Risk, Emerging Issues, Privacy  
  

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 May 22, 2018 9:00 PM
by Shalini Thomas

In January 2012, the plaintiff was walking along the sidewalk in front of a newly built home when she allegedly tripped over the bottom of a construction fence that was...

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 May 16, 2018 3:00 PM
by Devan Marr

In the recent decision of Helmer v. Belairdirect Insurance Company, the Divisional Court dismissed the appeal a LAT adjudicator’s decision addressing the contentious issue of when professional service providers provide...

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LAT, Accident Benefits  
  

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 May 16, 2018 11:30 AM
by Dan Strigberger

Does Uber’s fleet policy with Intact provide primary accident benefits coverage to passengers who do not have their own auto insurance policies? The first arbitration decision on this issue says...

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Coverage, Priority Dispute  
  

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 May 14, 2018 12:00 PM
by Stas Bodrov

On May 9, the Ontario Superior Court released a decision which reminds us of three important lessons:

A court will allow juries to use their common sense to make decisions;...

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Coverage, Court Proceedings  
  

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 May 13, 2018 9:00 PM
by Kathleen O'Hara

Risk of personal injury after vehicle stolen by two minors from commercial garage found not to be reasonably foreseeable.

The Supreme Court of Canada has weighed in on...

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Tort, Court Proceedings  
  

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 May 9, 2018 11:00 AM
by Julianne Brimfield
A Form 1, or Assessment of Attendant Care Needs, contains three parts/levels of attendant care. For each part/level, a particular hourly rate is assigned which is used to calculate an...

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 May 7, 2018 11:00 AM
by Lisa Armstrong

On April 19, 2018 the Ontario Court of Appeal reversed the trial decision in MacIvor v P itney Bowes , finding that the LTD policy in question covers claims that...

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Disability, Court Proceedings  
  

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 May 4, 2018 5:45 PM
by Lisa Armstrong
In a recent decision, of Wilken v. Sunlife, the Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed that a long-term disability insurer is entitled to enforce the wording of the policy where...

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