Elliott was called to the bar in 1995 and joined Laxton Glass LLP in 2008. Elliott's practice is focused on insurance litigation. Elliott has appeared on behalf of insurers at all levels of Court in Ontario, trying cases before juries and appearing at the Court of Appeal. Notable decisions that he has argued include: Davies v. American Home Assurance Co. (protection of defence solicitor opinions in bad faith claims); Gotch v. Ramirez (jurisdictional dispute involving accidents occurring outside of Canada); Cheung (Litigation Guardian of)v. Toyota Canada Inc. (spoliation of evidence in motor vehicle claims); and Furfaro v. Goodman (property damage subrogation).
Elliott also provides property damage, CGL and coverage opinions for various insurers.
Elliott continues to be active in continuing legal education through the Canadian Bar Association, Advocate's Society and Law Society of Upper Canada. As a member of the Insurance Section Executive of the Ontario Bar Association, Elliott chaired the OBA's Punitive Damage Claims: "The Supreme Court Has Spoken" seminar. He spoke at "The Very Latest Up-To-The-Minute News, Tips and Strategies in Privacy Law and Compliance" seminar, as well as the Advocate's Society's "Tricks of the Trade Practical Strategies" seminar. Elliott is a frequent contributor to the Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association journal Without Prejudice.
When he is not litigating motor vehicle claims, he tries to instill his two sons with his love of all things automotive.
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