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Collision Course

April 1, 2013 John Norris

Car repair facilities are under financial pressure – one estimate suggests that half of all shops could close within ten years

Dr. Farhood Nowzartash
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The Cost of Ignorance in Structural Engineering

April 1, 2013 Dr. Farhood Nowzartash

From the seven ancient wonders of the world, the only one left standing today is the Pyramid of Khufu in the Egyptian desert. Any man-made environment is destined to vanish eventually, but we are convinced that buildings will stand forever.

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New Brunswick court orders production of fire documents

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The New Brunswick Court of Appeal recently upheld a lower court decision requiring a fire insurance claimant to produce records for State Farm Fire & Casualty Insurance. The appeal court dismissed an appeal from Karen Bennett of an Oct. 2011

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Ontario Pond of the Honourable Order of the Blue Goose Hosts Galabration

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Ontario Pond of the Honourable Order of the Blue Goose hosted its annual Christmas party entitled Galabration at the Malaparte at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto on December 5, 2012. More than 100 ganders and guests attended an elegant evening of

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Natural perils in 2012 cause $72 billion in insured losses

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

In its recently released annual global climate and catastrophe report, Aon Benfield noted that the costliest catastrophe worldwide in 2012 was Hurricane Sandy, while a hailstorm July 12 in Calgary led to claims exceeding $500 million. Impact Forecasting, the Aon

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ORIMS Hosts Christmas Luncheon

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Ontario Chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society (ORIMS) held its Christmas Luncheon on December 13, 2012, at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. More than 700 attended. In all, $8,500 and hundreds of pounds of food were collected for The

This image shows Sandy making landfall at around 8p.m. on October 29. The number of isobars around the low indicate just how low its central pressure wasl the purple areas denote marine warnings over Canadian waters; and the red shows where wind warnings were in effect.
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Superstorm Sandy

February 1, 2013 Geoff Coulson

A Canadian Perspective on the “Hybrid” Hurricane

Glenn Gibson
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“High Stakes” Litigation

February 1, 2013 Glenn Gibson

How a Complex Property Case Went Wrong

Michael S. Teitelbaum
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Delving Into D&O

February 1, 2013 Michael S. Teitelbaum and Hyla Korn

What type of “extrinsic evidence” can be considered on a coverage application?

Scott Broad
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Solar Photovoltaic Systems

February 1, 2013 Dione Scheltus and Scott Broad

An Emerging Claims Field That Adjusters Should Understand

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FSCO lays charges against rehab clinics, individuals

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) laid 84 charges under Ontario’s Insurance Act in mid-January against two Toronto rehabilitation clinics and four individuals alleged to have submitted false invoices to auto insurers. The clinics were each charged with seven counts

Frank Malito
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Rethinking Retirement

February 1, 2013 Frank Malito

Vocational services are increasingly relevant in today’s aging workforce