Insurance Litigation

Cox & Palmer’s insurance team has a solid track record for delivering seamless service to major Canadian and international insurers, brokers, adjusters and self-insuring organizations.

Our primary practice is defence work for the insurance industry, risk retention groups, self-insurers and risk managers. As a member of Risk Management Counsel—a national association of independent insurance law firms—we are a committed leader in the insurance industry.

We deliver:

  • A tailored, seamless service—whether you need one lawyer or a team across the region
  • Depth of experience—we have one of the largest and most experienced insurance and risk management teams in Canada
  • Early settlement techniques such as pre-trial settlement conferences, arbitration or mediation and direct out-reach to opposing counsel, as a means to avoid lengthy and expensive litigation
  • Prompt, cost-effective claims management

We offer services in all areas of insurance, including:

  • Auto
  • Property
  • Marine & Environmental
  • Commercial & General Liability
  • Life & Disability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Coverage Issues

Articles & Insights

Absolute Liability: Applicability and Exceptions – When Is It Absolute?

What Is “Absolute Liability”? Absolute liability is the obligation of an insurer to indemnify an innocent third party who was injured by an insured, while the insured was in violation of the insurance policy.  Under the absolute liability provision of the Insurance Act, RSNB 1973, c I-12, [the ‘Act’], the insurer may deny coverage to […]

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