Good faith obligations survive bankruptcy of the insured

Good faith obligations survive bankruptcy of the insured

By: Callum Micucci, Litigation Associate An insurer’s duty of good faith is not extinguished upon the bankruptcy of the insured, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently confirmed in Re McEwen (2019 ONSC 5593). Facts In 2009, pedestrian Barbara Lynn Carroll was...
Speeding Motor Vehicle Makes an Eggs-press Delivery

Speeding Motor Vehicle Makes an Eggs-press Delivery

By: Victoria Yang, Litigation Associate An Ontario court recently found that the injuries sustained by a pedestrian when eggs were thrown at her from a vehicle arose “directly or indirectly from the use or operation of an automobile”. The court determined that the act...