Jason P. Mangano

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  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2006
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School
  • B.I.B., (Honours), Carleton University
Jason Mangano
 Overview

Unfailingly responsive, Jason is a “go-to” resource for clients who need timely and practical legal advice from an experienced courtroom litigator. Clients appreciate Jason’s ability to quickly get to the heart of their matter and provide a pragmatic, effective solution. Jason has acted as lead counsel in a broad range of complex cases including professional & tech errors and omissions, D & O, condominium law, construction, products liability, property as well as class action defence. He has been recognized as one of Lexpert® Magazine's  'Leading Lawyers to Watch' in Commercial Insurance. 

Jason's insurance coverage practice encompasses court room application and opinion work in respect of all types of first party and third party liability policies. He has extensive experiences with directors and officers, commercial general liability, business interruption, errors and omissions, cyber and automobile policies.

Jason has been successful at all levels of court in Ontario.

 Education
  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School
  • B.I.B., (Honours), Carleton University
 Practice Areas  Called to the Bar
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2006
 Assistant  Experience
  • Aviva Insurance Company of Canada v. Intact Insurance Company, 2018 ONSC 6527 (Ont. SCJ) (applicability of an excluded driver endorsement in an automobile insurance policy) -

    View Decision here.

  • Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 2123 v. Times Group Corporation et. al, 2018 ONSC 4799 (Ont. SCJ) (successful brought Rule 21 motion on behalf of directors and officers dismissing 6 of 6 claims against directors and officers, five of the claims were struck without leave to amend). A Notice of Appeal has been served. -

    View Decision here.

  • 1680960 Ontario Inc. v. Print Three Franchising Corporation, 2018 ONSC 1192 (Ont. SCJ) (successful dismissal of summary judgment motion seeking the rescission of a franchise agreement). -

    View Decision here.

  • Royal Sun & Alliance v. Intact Insurance Company, Diane Wilson, Rita MacLeod and Cathy MacLeod, 2016 ONSC 5856 (Ont. SCJ) (successfully argued the applicability of 28A endorsement of an automobile policy) affirmed by Court of Appeal in 2017 ONCA 381 (successful resistance of the appeal) -

    View Decision here.

  • Forsythe v Westfall, 2015 ONSC 758 aff'd 2015 ONCA 810 -

    (successfully acted for insurer before a five judge panel of the Court of Appeal on matters pertaining to tort and contract jurisdiction) - View Decision here.

  • Intact Insurance Company v Quantus Holdings Inc (April 21, 2015), CV-14-511927 (Ont Sup Ct J) -

    (successfully acted for insurer upholding a forfeiture of coverage position on account of non-cooperation) 

  • Intact Insurance Co v Virdi, 2014 ONSC 2322 -

    (successfully defence of a court challenge of a CGL policy denial based on the insured’s described business operations) - View Decision here.

  • MacKay v Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corp No 985, 2014 ONSC 2863 -

    (successfully defended a condominium and its directors from an action arising from the migration of smoke between units) - View Decision here.

  • Georgian Downs Ltd v State Farm Fire and Casualty Co, 2013 ONSC 2110 -

    (successfully argued limitation period had not expired in insurance coverage litigation pertaining in part to additional insured coverage) - View Decision here.

  • Liardi v Riotrin Properties (Kingston) Inc., 2013 ONSC 7544 -

    (successfully brought summary judgment motion on behalf of insurer and insured for additional insured coverage) - View Decision here.

  • 1088437 Ontario Inc. cob as Northmore Fuels v. GCAN Insurance Company, 2013 ONSC 7346 -

    (insurance coverage application in connection with pollution liability policy) - View Decision here.

  • 699982 Ontario Ltd v Intact Insurance Co, 9 CCLI (5th) 325 aff'd 2012 ONCA 268 -

    (successfully defended insurer at first instance and before the Court of Appeal in coverage litigation based on the applicability of pollution exclusion) - View Decision here.

  • Intact Insurance Company v Crazy Fingers Blues Café (April 25, 2012), 10-0980 (Ont Sup Ct J) -

    10-0980 (Ont Sup Ct J) (successfully brought application for insurer denying coverage based on the abuse exclusion)

  • Wallace v J Rivington Associates Inc, 2011 ONSC 4481 -

    (successfully acted for home inspector in real estate litigation arising out of a Release) - View Decision here.

  • Chodowski v Huntsville Professional Building Inc, 2010 ONSC 4897 -

    (acted on behalf of a landlord in connection with a limitation period matter) - View Decision here.

 Recognition

Recognition

  • Lexpert® Canadian Legal Directory's 'Leading Lawyer to Watch' in Toronto, Commercial Insurance Litigation (2017)
  • Listed in Expert Guides' Guide to the World's Leading Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers, 2017/18
 Speaking  Publications
 In the Media  News  Podcasts
 Memberships

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute Inc. (Insurance Law Committee Member and Vice-Liaison of the Young Lawyers International Law Committee)

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