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Sony insurer challenges cyber liability claim; denies coverage

July 27, 2011

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On May 6, 2011, we blogged about Sony’s unfortunate data breach incident, which exposed account data on close to 100 million individuals, and compromised over 12 million credit and debit cards. On July 20, 2011, Zurich Insurance issued a Complaint...

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Arbitration Stayed Until The Applicant Attends Insurer’s Examination

July 19, 2011 | Anna-Marie Musson

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In the Gonsalves and Certas Direct Insurance Company case, (Divisional Court – July 13, 2011, Court File No. 87/10) the respondent, Denise Gonsalves sought payment of a non-earner benefit from Certas.  The arbitration was scheduled to commence on September 21,...

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Trial Needed to see the Black Forest Hamm for the Trees

July 5, 2011

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The Ontario Superior Court has denied a tort defendant’s summary judgment motion to dismiss the plaintiff’s claim for damages on the basis that he was driving without insurance at the time of a motor vehicle accident. In Black v. Hamm,...

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Insurer Must Defend G2 Licensed Drunk Driver

June 29, 2011

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Today’s Ontario Reports contained an interesting duty to defend decision from February 2011. In Tut v. RBC Insurance, the applicant sought a declaration that the respondent RBC Insurance owed them a duty to defend the allegations of negligence made against...

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OCA Allows Appeal in Sutherland v. Singh

June 22, 2011

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The Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision today in Sutherland v. Singh. In Sutherland, the claimant was eligible to receive income replacement benefits and caregiver benefits. His accident benefits insurer sent him an OCF-10 election form, requiring him to...

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Surveillance Must be Provided to Plaintiff Concurrently With Its Release to Any Defence Medical Examiner

June 16, 2011 | Anna-Marie Musson

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In the Aherne v. Chang [2010] O.J. No. 1880 (S.C.J.) case, Master Short considered the following issue: If surveillance is provided to an independent medical assessor, does it have to be produced to the plaintiff, even if the assessor does...

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Ontario Regulation 194/11 – Dealing With Suspect Claims Under the SABS

June 13, 2011 | Anna-Marie Musson

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Ontario Regulation 194/11 takes effect July 1, 2011.The Regulation will allow insurers to challenge claims suspected to be fraudulent. With respect to clinics, the treatment providers are obligated, upon request, to produce: Any information required to assist the insurer in...

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Bank loses unencrypted CDs containing customers’ data

June 7, 2011

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Scotiabank confirmed on Monday that three CDs containing unencrypted information, such as customer social insurance and account numbers, were lost in its internal mail system. The data included names, mailing addresses, social insurance numbers, account types, and numbers for registered...

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ONCA Case Means Plaintiffs Must Prove Policy Breach

June 2, 2011

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The Ontario Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal of an Order dismissing the plaintiffs’ action against their excess carrier, made under the Family Protection Endorsement (OPCF 44R) on their auto policy. The OPCF 44R endorsement is intended to protect...

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FSCO Arbitrator Calls Slip & Fall a Motor Vehicle Accident

June 1, 2011

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FSCO Arbitrator Joyce Miller has ruled that a claimant who slipped on ice after exiting her car, and after walking around the front of the car toward the curb, was involved in a motor vehicle accident for the purpose of...

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