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The insured’s access to the insurer’s records and litigation privilege

By Chantal Noël, from our Insurance Law Practice Group.

December 14, 2017 — In a recent decision (Fiset-Trudeau c. Compagnie mutuelle d’assurances Wawanesa, 2017 QCCS 5071), Madam Justice Florence Lucas held that an insurer’s notes and records, as prepared by its representatives, were subject to the litigation privilege and that, accordingly, the insurer could not be compelled to disclose them.

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