• Liability Insurance, Professional Activities and Gross Fault: The Québec Court of Appeal Sets the Record Straight
  • August 21, 2012 | Author: Bernard Larocque
  • Law Firm: Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P. - Montreal Office
  • On August 2, 2012, the Court of Appeal handed down a major decision on professional liability insurance . As a result of this decision, insureds, and insurers, may need to review their contractual insurance coverage, especially the clause excluding liability for gross fault and the clause defining "professional activities". The Court of Appeal decision is also of interest for its treatment of apportionment of liability between the professional and the client.