Monthly Archives: June 2013

Some Welcome Clarification of Policy Interpretation for Insurers

The Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Turpin v. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, 2013 BCCA 282, helps bring certainty back to the interpretation of insurance policies with respect to the application of the “reasonable expectations” principle. 

In Turpin, the …

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One Judge’s Clarity is Another’s Ambiguity: McLean v. Canadian Premier Life Insurance

The Court of Appeal recently released reasons on McLean v. Canadian Premier Life Insurance 2013 BCCA 264, the trial decision of which was the subject of a previous post. In a unanimous decision authored by Madam Justice Neilson …

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