Avon Mersey has over 40 years’ experience in civil litigation. His main areas of focus are insurance defence and product liability. Avon has a wealth of experience in defending product liability claims, claims for disability and life carriers, aviation insurers, motor vehicle carriers, C.G.L. carriers, fire and property carriers, excess carriers and environment risk carriers as well as asbestos litigation. He has also represented clients on a variety of insurance related matters including coverage.
Avon has an appellate practice and has argued coverage, liability, and conflict of law test cases before the British Columbia Supreme Court, British Columbia Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Avon has been appointed arbitrator and mediator in numerous cases at the request of litigants.
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