Liability insurer did not have a duty to defend a nurse alleged to have committed the tort...

Case Summary: The tort of intrusion upon seclusion is not accidental – Lexology

Liability insurer did not have a duty to defend a nurse alleged to have committed the tort of intrusion upon seclusion, as the alleged injuries were intentional and not caused by an occurrence. Insurance law – Liability insurance – Occurrence – Derivative claims – Interpretation of policy – Exclusions – Duty to defend – Intentional torts – Practice – Summary judgments Demme v. Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada, [2021] O.J. No. 1413, 2021 ONSC 2095, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, March 10, 2021, W.S. Chalmers J. The insured was a former registered nurse who was sued by a group of …

 

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