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Finding fault

Five years go, Sharon Rossy's 27-year-old son was killed as he was driving down Cote-des-neiges road. A six-storey tall, 100-year-old poplar tree weighing 8 tonnes came crashing down onto his car, killing him instantly. Westmount is refusing to pay out, arguing that as Gabriel was in a car, Quebec's no-fault insurance applies. Quebec's highest court disagreed, but Westmount decided to take it further: to the Supreme Court of Canada.

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