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Ontario Court of Appeal Limits Indemnity Between Tortfeasors


By Joe Oppenheim, Insurance & Risk Management

A fundamental principle of negligence law is that an injured plaintiff must be made whole by the liable person (the “tortfeasor”). Where there are multiple tortfeasors who cause damage, injury or loss, the Contributory Negligence Act (the “Act”) applies. The Act states that each tortfeasor is jointly and severally liable for the entirety of the plaintiff’s loss. To read the full article, please click here.

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