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

Risk Management Counsel of Canada’s Guide to Litigation in Canada

Cox & Palmer is a proud member of the Risk Management Counsel of Canada (RMC), a national association of independent law firms offering a comprehensive range of legal services to the insurance industry, risk retention groups and self-insureds. RMC has created an informational Guide to Litigation in Canada, which you will find below. This valuable […]

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Damages Arising From Future Loss of Income Determined on Gross, Not Net Basis

MacDonald v MacVicar, 2018 NSSC 272 provides judicial guidance on s. 113BA(1) of the Insurance Act, RSNS 1989, c 231 (“Act”), holding that future loss of income damages for plaintiffs injured in motor vehicle accidents should be calculated on a gross, rather than net basis. Background In MacDonald v MacVicar, 2018 NSSC 271, the court […]

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