ALANNA BROGAN is a motivated and dynamic lawyer with a diverse insurance defence practice including professional liability, construction negligence, automobile negligence and coverage, property damage and occupiers’ liability claims.
Alanna is accomplished in developing legal strategy and resolving difficult disputes through negotiation and mediation. She proactively seeks opportunities for contractual risk transfer or early resolution for her clients, whether by means of negotiated agreement or in court. With a client-focused approach, she endeavors to help her clients navigate disputes in a pragmatic and cost-effective manner.
Alanna has argued before the Superior Court of Justice, Court of Appeal, as well as the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal and Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Alanna is involved in the firm’s student recruitment program and enjoys mentoring the articling students. Outside of her professional pursuits, Alanna enjoys spending time at the cottage with her family, being a dance mom and working on her golf handicap.
- Represents engineers in building deficiency actions alleging professional negligence in design, project administration and/or inspection services
- Acts for contractors to successfully transfer risk by resolving duty to defend applications
- Represents insurance companies in first party automobile and property coverage actions
- Successfully defended a roadway contractor in a municipal liability and personal injury action involving catastrophic injuries allegedly as a result of roadway construction and design
- Defends insureds in personal injury litigation involving catastrophic and fatality claims
- Represents insurance brokers in actions alleging professional negligence in the provision of broker services
- Successfully defended a national builder in an action involving allegations of negligence in the design and build of an indoor soccer arena
- Represented a pipe manufacturer in an action arising out of flooding event causing property damage at a University campus, allegedly due to faulty manufacturing and installation of the pipe
- Successfully defended a construction management company relying on contractual defences. The action arose out of an alleged sprinkler system defect causing a water loss during the construction of a distribution centre
- Acted for landlord on summary judgment motion and appeal. Issue was application of a covenant to insure in the commercial lease agreement. Canadian Language Leadership Centre v. 20 Eglinton, 2017 ONSC 3542; 2018 ONCA 604
- Acted for condominium corporations in directors and officers liability claims
- Protected clients against tort litigation by successfully advancing Right to Sue applications pursuant to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act
- Let’s Talk Delay: Trends in Dismissal for Delay Motions, Stieber Berlach Law Update Webinar, 2023
- A Primer on the Duty to Defend, client seminar, 2022
- Recovery for Pure Economic Loss, Stieber Berlach LLP Insurance Law Update Webinar, 2021
- Defending Construction Claims, client seminar, 2019
- Coverage Primer and Bad Faith, client seminar, 2018
- Carter v. Intact: Replacement Property Must Be of Like Kind and Quality, Stieber Berlach LLP Insurance Law Update Seminar, 2017
Carter v. Intact: Replacement Property Must Be of Like Kind and Quality, Stieber Berlach LLP Insurance Law Update Seminar, 2017