Actions against insurers for bad faith handling of SABs claims are exclusively within the jurisdiction of the LAT

10. September 2019 0
The insured’s action against her insurer for bad faith handling of her SABs claim is barred by the dispute resolution provisions of section 280 of the Insurance Act. Insurance law – Automobile insurance – Statutory provisions – Bad faith – Damages – Punitive damages – Aggravated damages – Actions – Appeals Stegenga v. Economical Mutual Insurance Co., [2019] ...

It does not help to have an “a-ha!” moment too late

10. September 2019 0
The insured’s claim for property damage was excluded from coverage by the policy’s illegal drug operations exclusion. Insurance law – Property insurance – Exclusions – Illegal acts – Landlord and tenant – Actions – Limitation of actions – Practice – Summary judgments Lafferty v. Co-Operators General Insurance Co., [2019] A.J. No. 907, 2019 ABQB 515, Alberta ...