Claims Canada

Segment
Brokers

Mathew Rose, Principal, Mathew Rose and Associates Inc.
Feature

Starting Points

August 1, 2015 Mathew Rose, Principal, Mathew Rose and Associates Inc.; and Kateryna Shpir, Forensic Economist, MRA Medlegal Consulting

Pre-accident health status and earnings form the foundation of damages quantification in personal injury claims.

Joseph Jakym, Partner, Roar Engineering
Feature Earnings / Ratings

The Yellow Light Dilemma

August 1, 2015 Joseph Jakym, Partner, Roar Engineering

Drivers face split-second decisions at intersections – an accident might not be as simple as it first appears.

Joanna Kyriazis, member, Zizzo Allan DeMarco LLP
Feature Legal

Risky Real Estate

June 1, 2015 Joanna Kyriazis, member; and Laura Zizzo, member, Zizzo Allan DeMarco LLP

Negligent disclosure of natural hazard risks can pose future liability.

avatar
Feature

Artful Adjusting

April 1, 2015 by Claims Canada

Features of Fine Art Coverage

avatar
Feature

IBC gives thumbs up to B.C. earthquake report

April 1, 2015 by Claims Canada

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is applauding the government of British Columbia’s earthquake preparedness report, which recommends that the provincial and federal governments engage with the insurance industry and other key stakeholders to develop a strategy on disaster resilience

avatar
Feature AssociationsLegal

Alberta rules on distracted driving supported by industry

April 1, 2015 by Claims Canada

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is applauding proposed requirements in Alberta – which received the green light in the provincial legislative assembly – that seek to curb distracted driving by beefing up fines and penalties for texting while behind

avatar
Feature Legal

Consumer protection measures for Ontario auto go live

April 1, 2015 by Claims Canada

Sections of an Ontario law aimed at reducing auto insurance claims costs, which give inspectors power to enter premises without a search warrant and remove records for review, took effect April 1. Bill 15, the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile

avatar
Feature

Water damage claims increasing: Aviva Canada

April 1, 2015 by Claims Canada

With the late winter thaw happening around the country, Aviva Canada Inc. noted recently that the frequency and severity of water damage claims is on the rise. “2013 was our worst year for water damage in part due to flooding

avatar
Feature Legal

FSCO issues warning on ride-share programs

April 1, 2015 by Claims Canada

Ontario’s financial regulator has released an infographic to its website warning about the insurance risks related to ride-sharing programs. Ride-sharing services use an online app to connect passengers with drivers using their personal vehicles. The infographic, released in late March

avatar
Feature

Adapting to Extreme Rainfall

February 1, 2015 Sophie Guilbault, research coordinator, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction celebrates leadership amongst Canadian cities in its latest publication.

Trevor Cortese, president and owner, TC Insurance Adjusters
Feature

AB Adjusting, Diversified

February 1, 2015 Craig Harris, Freelance Writer

Trevor Cortese has a passion for and niche in helping injured people get appropriate compensation. That hasn’t, however, stopped his London, Ontario-based firm, TC Insurance Adjusters Ltd., from spreading its wings.

Scott Matheson, Associate, Field Law
Feature

Diminished Value

December 1, 2014 John Gilbert, Associate; and Scott Matheson, Associate, Field Law

Recent court decisions reveal a changing landscape in Alberta on determining how much a vehicle involved in an accident is worth.