One of my professors at UWO, Dr. Craig Brown, has taken it a step further, and suggests it may even assist insurers. Dr. Brown is the author of Insurance Law in Canada, probably the foremost work in this area.
In a recent article in The Lawyers Weekly he states,
…apologies will likely benefit defendants and their insurers by reducing both the damages payable and the costs of reaching a settlement.
The legislation encourages interaction between the parties to a
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