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Frédérick Breton

Frédérick Breton

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Bar Admission 2002

Law degree, University of Sherbrooke (LLB)

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A Sherbrooke lawyer, Frédérick practices insurance law. He assists and advises clients in their day-to-day business and in complex files. He accompanies them in prevention and dispute settlements and represents them before administrative and judicial tribunals.

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Frédérick executes mandates in all areas of insurance law, including:

  • Interpretation of insurance policy;
  • Legal opinion on insurance coverage, the obligation to defend, the obligation to indemnify, etc.;
  • Disaster recovery investigation;
  • Statutory examination of the insured;
  • Late notice of claim;
  • Drafting denial coverage letters or coverage letters with reservations;
  • Wellington type motions;
  • Defense of the insured (obligation to defend);
  • Right to compensation of the hypothecary creditor or preferred creditor;
  • Nullity ab initio of the insurance policy;
  • Insured’s intentional fault;
  • Claim for fraudulent insurance benefits and loss of entitlement to insurance benefits;
  • Subrogatory remedy of the insurer;
  • Insurer’s civil liability;
  • Insurance broker’s professional liability;
  • Access to information;
  • Ethics (insurance brokers and claims adjusters);
  • Injury assessment.

He taught at the École du Barreau du Québec from 2007 to 2018, namely in insurance law and drafting of legal proceedings.

He demonstrates a great deal of legal rigor in the analysis of his files. He makes a point of being precise and concise with his clients but is also excellent at ensuring they understand all aspects of the file.

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  • Services

    • Civil and Professional Code
    • Civil Litigation
    • Insurance Law
  • Professional activities

    I'm an accredited trainer by the Chamber of Damage Insurance (ChAD). I regularly act as a speaker for insurance companies, insurance brokerage and claims adjuster firms.

  • Social Involvement

    Since 2014, I have been a member of the board of the Christian Vachon Foundation. The mission of this foundation is to support children’s perseverance educational success by giving everyone an equal opportunity to succeed.

    I have also been a member of the Cegep de Sherbrooke Foundation’s Board of Directors since 2015.

Events

  • TCJ's meetings
    Labour and Employment Law

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    8:00 AM to 11:45 AM

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