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Helicopter Company Cannot Limit Liability in Work Related Accident

A recent decision of the Yukon Territory Supreme Court rejected an application by a helicopter company to limit its liability to its insurance policy limits in a work-related accident case. The motion arose out of an action brought by two passengers on a helicopter that crashed  on July 10, 2012, near Carcross, Yukon. Both passengers were […]

Widow Denied $1,000,000 Following Aircraft Accident

A recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court highlights the limited coverage that is available for aviation accidents through some life insurance policies (McLean v. Canadian Premier Life Insurance Co., [2012] B.C.J. No. 198). On August 3, 2008, the plaintiff’s husband Mark McLean, and four others, were killed as a result of the crash […]