Court upholds life insurance payout despite misrepresentation about criminal history

By Tim Crljenica and Caleb Lee (March 7, 2023, 12:23 PM EST) -- The Court of Appeal in Costanza (Litigation guardian of) v. Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company, [2023] O.J. No. 373, recently upheld an application decision entitling the son of a deceased to the proceeds of a life insurance policy, despite apparent misrepresentations by the deceased on his insurance application regarding his criminal history....