Court sides with condo insurers that used the wrong policy to deny a $4.4-million water damage claim

Six subscription policy insurers that denied coverage to a condo corporation in a $4.4-million water damage claim — a denial based on reference to the wrong policy — have had the matter tossed out of court.

The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta has ruled that the insurers had simply made a mistake in referencing the wrong policy wording in the denial letter to the claimant and did not intend to mislead the condo corporation making the claim. Furthermore, the court found, the condo corporation should have discovered the error in fewer than five years, which exceeded the province’s statute of limitations for making a claim to challenge the error… [Read More]