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From the Bench: No Reduction for CPP Disability Benefits on an SEF 44 Claim

This Supreme Court decision involves the interpretation of the Nova Scotia SEF 44 Endorsement, an excess insurance policy, and whether or not Canada Pension Disability Benefits are deductible from the calculation of damages.
Sabean v. Portage La Prairie Mutual Insurance Company [2017] SCC 7
Case Facts:
The Appellant, Andrew Sabean, was injured in a Read More

New Guide to Litigation in Canada

CBM Lawyers and the other members of Risk Management Counsel of Canada (RMC) have teamed up to produce a Guide to Litigation in Canada. The guide offers an introduction to the key steps to progressing a claim in each Canadian province. The guide will serve as a handy resource for anyone new to Read More

We’re on the lookout for a new Associate

We are currently looking for a 5 to 9 year lawyer with insurance defence experience to fill an Associate position in our firm. Please send your resume to Tara Lawson or Shawn Sipma.  What ‘s it like working at CBM?  Check out the ‘ Join Us’ section of our website.


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Fire Losses and Investigations

When investigating a fire loss there is a great deal of information the insurer has to take into consideration during the course of its investigation. In this article, we help insurers become aware and familiar with the terms and exclusions of the policy in questions, the steps to follow and key the questions Read More