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Government pledges $53 billion for infrastructure

April 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The federal government has allocated $53.5 billion over the next decade for infrastructure across the country, a move that Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has commended. In the 2013 budget, the Conservative government set out the amount for provincial, territorial

Daniel Strigberger
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What exactly is an “Accident?”

April 1, 2013 Daniel Strigberger

Conflicting decisions have made the interpretation about as clear as mud

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

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Survey shows support for improved claims processes

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Improving the insurance claims process and upgrading or replacing claims systems were among the key focus areas for the majority of insurance claims professionals in the U.S. responding to a survey by Massachusetts-based Trillium Software. Almost 93% of respondents cite

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Examining the Experts

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

For years, courts have expressed concern about the trend of “hired gun” expert witnesses retained by plaintiff or defendant lawyers. Some courts are now applying a higher level of judicial scrutiny to the role of expert witnesses, particularly in cases

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Industry could see more M&A activity

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Canadian insurance industry could see more merger and acquisition activity in 2013, in part because of continuing low investment returns, suggests a new outlook report from Aon Risk Solutions. Overall, the market will remain stable in 2013, and insurers

Ralph Gottschalk
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On The Scene

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

PAUL DAVIS SYSTEMS CANADA, LTD. (PDSC) has added Ralph Gottschalk as the newest franchisee to its network. Ralph will be operating the Paul Davis Systems of Peterborough & Kawartha Lakes franchise providing restoration services to the Peterborough community and surrounding area.   Property

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Cyber threat top business risk: survey

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Corporate executives are more concerned about cyber threats than other major business risks, a new survey sponsored by insurance giant AIG suggests. More than 85% of the 258 executives surveyed said they were very or somewhat concerned about cyber risks

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TIWA Wine and Cheese

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Toronto Insurance Women’s Association (TIWA) Wine and Cheese Reception was held at The Hyatt Regency in Toronto on Feb. 21. More than 1,200 guests attended the association’s annual signature event.