Hello everyone,

The Court of Appeal released a number of civil decisions this week.

Blaney’s own Jason Mangano was counsel for the successful respondent insurer in Forsythe v Westfall in which the Ontario Court of Appeal held that that the applicable law of the insurance policy for the defendant driver is not relevant in determining 

Hello again.  Topics in this week’s three decisions include punitive damages for bad faith claims in the insurance context, summary judgment, and an interesting estates law decision on the tension between the claims of beneficiaries under a will and the claims of living spouses under the Succession and Law Reform Act.

Have a nice weekend.