Claims History

Since 2013, Terrafirma has handled 1,156 claims, of which 698 were resolved successfully. This included favourable court decisions in 26 cases and unfavourable in two cases.

Based on feasibility projections from 2010, the frequency of covered claims is slightly higher, but their severity has been less than anticipated, and include:

  • preserve and conservation easement trespass
  • vegetation removal
  • topography changes
  • minor unpermitted structures
  • unpermitted land divisions
  • technical legal challenges such as partition proceedings and bankruptcy (54)

54. Terrafirma, Annual report to Land Trust Members March 1, 2020 to March 1, 2021