Broadgrain Commodities Inc. v. Continental Casualty Company, 2017 ONSC 4721, 2018 ONCA 438

In Appeals, Marine Insurance on (Updated )

Précis: The Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed a judgment of the Superior Court holding that a cargo underwriter was not liable under a cargo policy for damage caused during transit when the insured/vendor had been paid in full by the buyer of the cargo.

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Verreault Navigation Inc. v. The Continental Casualty Company, 2014 QCCS 2879

In Marine Insurance on (Updated )

Précis: The Quebec Superior Court held that a claim against underwriters for indemnity under ship repairer liability policies was governed by Canadian maritime law and not the civil law of Quebec and where the court further held that the underwriters were not liable based on a “faulty design” exclusion in the policy and a notice/reporting provision.

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Universal Sales Limited v. Edinburgh Assurance Co. Ltd., 2012 FC 1192

In Costs and Security for Costs, Marine Insurance on (Updated )

In prior reasons (2012 FC 418) the plaintiff had been awarded judgment against the defendants in the amount of approximately $5 million. These reasons dealt with the outstanding issues of interest and costs. With respect to interest, the issues were: should the plaintiff be deprived of part of the interest because of delay in prosecuting the matter; from what date …

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