"They were all called in to meetings early this morning - and they didn't know of course what the topic was about - only to find out the stores were closing, that they were out of a job, that they were all handed severance letters," Samfiru explained.
There are major inconsistencies in the definitions of medical conditions and exclusions in travel insurance policies from different companies across the country, said Sivan Tumarkin, an insurance lawyer from Toronto
The legal experts Global News spoke to admit this situation is quite uncommon. "It's unusual for me to see these kinds of claims for these amounts, let alone against a cyclist," said personal injury lawyer Sivan Tumarkin.
"I'm reading it as the insurance company flexing its muscles and playing a poker game here," said Sivan Tumarkin, an insurance lawyer who used to represent insurance companies in similar cases.
Lior Samfiru was on the Roy Green Show discussing corporate terminations.