Monthly Archives: August 2011

Not so much fun in the California sun: Turpin v. Manufacturers Life Insurance Company 2011 BCSC 1162

In the recent coverage decision of Turpin v. Manufacturers 2011 BCSC 1162 the British Columbia Supreme Court applied the doctrine of reasonable expectations to find coverage in the face of an applicable exclusion clause in a travel insurance policy.

On September 23, …

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Delay is (not always) preferable to error

With all due respect to Thomas Jefferson, sometimes a delay is not preferable to error. In the recent decision of Sidhu v. The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, 2011 BCSC 1117, the British Columbia Supreme Court awarded a plaintiff punitive …

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