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Joga Chahal > Flood Relief Fundraiser

Joga Chahal, Vice President of Canadian Association of South Asian Lawyers (CASAL), participated in the Pakistan Flood Relief  Fundraiser on November 4, 2010, at Azuba Restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario.

Over 75 lawyers and distinguished members from the South Asian community attended this event. All proceeds raised from this event went to Global Medic, a Canadian charity on the ground in Pakistan  providing emergency relief to those affected by the Pakistan Floods.

Our thanks to the Hamdard Weekly newspaper for their article about this November 4, 2010 fundraiser.Continue Reading

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Gas Station Leak > Insurance Dispute > Coverage and Duty to Defend

Environmental pollution involving the escape of gasoline from a gas station, which subsequently harmed nearby businesses and landowners.

The insurer of the gas station sought to deny both a duty to defend and coverage, based upon a “pollution liability exclusion” clause.

The recent case of ING v. Miracle (2010 Ontario Superior Court of Justice) dealt with the analysis of whether the commercial general liability policy covering the offending gas station, Miracle, would apply to the lawsuit at hand.  At a motion, the plaintiff in the action sought to maintain a duty to defend and coverage for the main defendant in the lawsuit. … Continue Reading

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New SABS Changes > Chinese News Group

Our thanks to Chinese News Group and Nancy Jin for allowing us to participate in their October 22, 2010 article about the changes to Ontario’s SABS (Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule) in September 1, 2010.  The article is also here in PDF format.

As background, readers may wish to review our:

· blogs on changes to Ontario’s Accident Benefits systemParts 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9;

· our blogs on Accident Benefits cases in general; and

· our FAQS regarding background information on Accident Benefitsand motor vehicle accidents.… Continue Reading

Bougadis, Chang E-Newsletter – Fall, 2010 (November)

See our November, 2010 e-newsletter for an update on:

The role of medical experts in personal injury lawsuit; Changes to the auto regime benefiting families of people who die as a result of car accident; and Winter issues in personal injoury law – including an update on slip and fall accidents involving a municipality.… Continue Reading


Joga Chahal Speaking at FACL Conference

Joga Chahal, of our office, was honoured to participate in a conference held by the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers at the University of Toronto law school in downtown Toronto on November 13, 2010.

Joga, with a panel of other lawyers, presented on the issue of boutique law firms with an emphasis on an insurance practice in Toronto.

Attached is a picture of Joga (middle) along with fellow presenters, Mr. Felix Tang and Mr. Charles Gastle.… Continue Reading

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E-Bikes and Risk > Canadian Insurance Top Broker

Our thanks to Canadian Insurance Top Broker and Terri Goveia for allowing us to participate in their article last week about the emerging risk of e-bikes in Ontario, which currently are not required to be insured.  The article is also here in PDF format.

As background, readers may wish to review our October 5, 2009 blog on e-bikes or ourMarch 30 and June 2 blogs regarding bicyclists.

Gregory Chang
Toronto Insurance Lawyer… Continue Reading