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Judge slams exclusion clauses as unfair

In a rare decision, an Ontario judge declined to award costs to an insurance company after dismissing a claim against it. In Soczek v. Allstate, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada successfully argued that damage to a plaintiff’s house after her husband burned it down in an attempt to kill her did not fall under her insurance policy because of an exclusion clause. In his decision, Ontario Superior Court Justice Edward Morgan dismissed the plaintiff’s claim, but he slammed Allstate, saying its “corporate conduct is less than admirable.” Morgan refused to [...]

By | 2017-05-01T18:29:21+00:00 May 1st, 2017|alfred kwinter, Personal Injury|0 Comments