Stephen Birman In Canadian Underwriter Aviva Business Interruption Insurance Lawsuit Article

Posted February 25, 2021
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Thomson Rogers partner Stephen Birman is featured in a Canadian Underwriter article by Greg Meckbach titled “Why business interruption lawsuits against Aviva got ‘carved off’ from Ontario class action.”

Birman discusses Aviva Canada who is facing two proposed class-action lawsuits in Ontario from clients whose business interruption claims were denied during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

“There are tens of thousands of [other Aviva clients] who have the same coverages that are at issue that would be part of the class action,” said Stephen BIrman. “

Birman continued,

“Effectively [Aviva’s] argument is the wording does not cover global pandemics.”

Read the full article here.