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Handling Of Claims By Insurers – Reminder Of A Few Principles

On February 12, 2024, the Court of Appeal rendered an interesting decision in a dispute between Société d’assurance Beneva Inc. (“Beneva”) and its insureds1. Origin of the dispute and judgment of the Superior Court The legal action was initially brought before the Superior Court by the insureds2, as a result of Beneva’s refusal to indemnify […]

Is Loss Of Enjoyment A Covered Loss?

The Court of Quebec recently ruled on this issue in Long BÉ Express Limited v. Service Routier ML Inc. and Intact Insurance Company. In the context of a “Wellington” Motion, Service Routier requested that its insurer take up its defence and assume its costs in the lawsuit brought by Long‑BÉ Express Limited. Service Routier offered […]

Even Judicial Discretion Has its Limits

On January 25, 2024, in the Liquidation de Groupe Dessau inc., the Superior Court of Québec rejected a settlement approval request in the context of the voluntary liquidation of several entities of the Dessau-Verreault-LVM Group (“Dessau“). This judgment addresses the limits of the discretionary powers of the court in voluntary liquidation matters. Overview of the […]
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Announcements

RSS Welcomes Maude Gaulin to its Insurance Law Practice Group

RSS is pleased to announce that Maude Gaulin is joining its Insurance Law Group.

RSS Welcomes Paula Maurin and Marlaina Correia

RSS is delighted to welcome Mes Paula Maurin and Marlaina Correia to our Insurance Law and Family Law groups, respectively. Both were recently sworn in as members of the Bar and began their careers at RSS, first as students and then as articling students.

RSS Welcomes David A. Johnson to its Business Law Practice Group

RSS is pleased to announce that David A. Johnson is joining its Business Law Group. With many years of experience in trademark protection and intellectual property management, David’s practice focuses on corporate and transactional matters.
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