“Arbitrator Slams Insurer for Acting in Bad Faith”

The Lawyers Weekly | February 5, 2016

Leonard Kunka, best personal injury lawyer Toronto A recent decision by arbitrator Knox Henry of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) in Thomas Waldock and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company has sent a wake-up call to all insurance companies about their primary duty of utmost good faith to their insureds when dealing with first party claims. In this case, a … Continued

Arbitrator orders rare special award against insurer

LawTimesNews.com | by Neil Etienne, quoting Leonard Kunka | November 30, 2015

Leonard Kunka, best personal injury lawyer Toronto An arbitrator with the Financial Services Commission of Ontario made a rare ruling, granting a special punitive award against an insurance company for how it handled a client’s application for catastrophic impairment. “It’s a signal to insurance companies that when they’re going to deny benefits to a person or they’re going to deny that somebody … Continued