Jimenez v. Markel Insurance Co. of Canada, [2000] O.T.C. 415 (SupCt)

Judge:C. Campbell, J.
Court:Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
Case Date:May 23, 2000
Jurisdiction:Ontario
Citations:[2000] O.T.C. 415 (SupCt)
 
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Jimenez v. Markel Ins., [2000] O.T.C. 415 (SupCt)

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Temp. Cite: [2000] O.T.C. TBEd. JN.042

Pablo Jimenez and Emma Jimenez (plaintiffs/responding parties) v. Markel Insurance Company of Canada (defendant/moving party)

(44381/97)

Indexed As: Jimenez v. Markel Insurance Co. of Canada

Court of Ontario

Superior Court of Justice

C. Campbell, J.

June 12, 2000.

Summary:

This headnote contains no summary.

Barristers and Solicitors - Topic 1128

Authority - General - Implied or ostensible authority - See paragraphs 1 to 49.

Barristers and Solicitors - Topic 1164

Authority - Extent of - Respecting settlements - See paragraphs 1 to 49.

Barristers and Solicitors - Topic 1366

Authority - Setting aside acts and agreements of counsel - Grounds - Lack of authority - See paragraphs 1 to 49.

Barristers and Solicitors - Topic 2587

Negligence - Particular negligent acts - Settlements - See paragraphs 1 to 49.

Practice - Topic 9854

Settlements - Enforceability - General - See paragraphs 1 to 49.

Practice - Topic 9870

Settlements - Repudiation - What constitutes - See paragraphs 1 to 49.

Cases Noticed:

Soordhar v. Citadel General Assurance Co., [1995] O.I.C.D. No. 191 (Ont. Ins. Comm. Arb.), refd to. [para. 12].

Birjasingh v. Coseco Insurance Co., [1999] O.T.C. 65 (Sup. Ct.), refd to. [para. 14].

Metropolitan Theatres Ltd., Re (1912), 40 O.L.R. 345 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 18].

Commerce Leasing Ltd. v. General Electric Credit Corp. et al. (1988), 28 O.A.C. 281; 63 O.R.(2d) 220 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 19].

Scherer v. Paletta, [1966] 2 O.R. 524 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 24].

Opoku et al. v. Pal et al. (1999), 100 O.T.C. 1 (Sup. Ct.), refd to. [para. 25].

Catania v. Scottish & York Insurance Co. et al., [1999] O.T.C. 202 (Sup. Ct.), refd to. [para. 35].

Milos v. Zagas (1998), 108 O.A.C. 224; 38 O.R.(3d) 218 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 39].

Belanger v. Southwestern Insulation Contractors Ltd. (1994), 16 O.R.(3d) 457 (Gen. Div.), refd to. [para. 39].

Kibalian v. Wellington Insurance Co., [2000] O.T.C. 340 (Sup. Ct.), refd to. [para. 40].

Barrett v. Berman (1991), 2 C.P.C.(3d) 78 (Ont. Gen. Div.), refd to. [para. 45].

Marlin Watson Home Corp. v. Taylor (1991), 3 C.P.C.(3d) 82 (Ont. Gen. Div.), refd to. [para. 46].

Statutes Noticed:

Automobile Insurance Regulation - see Insurance Act Regulations (Ont.).

Insurance Act Regulations (Ont.), Automobile Insurance Regulation, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 664, sect. 9.1 [para. 9].

Rules of Civil Procedure (Ont.), rule 49.09 [para. 42].

Counsel:

Juan F. Carranza and Frank Sabatti, for the plaintiffs/responding parties;

Paul Denis Godin, for the defendant/moving party.

This matter was heard on May 23, 2000, by C. Campbell, J., of the Ontario Superior Court, who released the following decision on June 12, 2000.

Please note: The following judgment has not been edited.

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