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Special Costs Imposed for Insurer’s Failure to Provide Disability Benefits Tanious v. the Empire Life Insurance Company, 2017 BCSC 85

In Tanious v. the Empire Life Insurance Company, 2017 BCSC 85 the BC Supreme Court has further clarified the circumstances … Read more

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Insurers and Security for Costs Applications

The BC Supreme Court has ruled that evidence relating to insurance coverage can be used to resist an application to … Read more

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Update on “Vacancy” Clauses – Coburn v. Family Insurance Solutions 2014 BCCA 7

The BC Court of Appeal recently reconsidered the issue of “vacancy” in the context of a denial of coverage under … Read more

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