Lloyd's Brief: Canadian Legal Perspectives

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July 6, 2021

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Insurance for wrongful dismissal claims: A comparison of coverages

Sabrina Anis

Coverage for workplace-related claims (such as wrongful dismissal and human rights complaints) has become increasingly common in the Canadian insurance landscape. While certain employment practices liability insurance policies (“EPLs”) do provide coverage exclusively in relation to such claims, oftentimes coverage...


Bill 218, Supporting Ontario’s Recovery and Municipal Elections Act, 2020

Jessica Pei

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, growing and prospective litigation has become a concern for governments in Canada. In response to such concerns, the provinces of British Columbia and Nova Scotia have introduced legislation aimed at providing protection from...


The UK slams the door on recklessness for deliberate exclusions

Ana Simões, Matthew Marriott

The UK Supreme Court in Grant v International Insurance Company of Hanover Limited[1] considered an insurance policy that included an exclusion for “liability arising out of deliberate acts, wilful default or neglect” of an employee. This case is significant as the...


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