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ICBC loses appeal in hit-and-run case

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has lost its bid to appeal a case in which a gas station owner was injured after a customer filled up her car with gas and attempted to drive away without paying. Parminder

Christa Brothers
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Minor Injury Caps

February 1, 2011 Christa M. Brothers and Joseph A. Chedrawe

Early cases offer some guidance as to when a claim will fall within the cap in Nova Scotia, Alberta, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

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Nova Scotia has right to recover nursing home costs against insurer in an auto accident case

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

Nova Scotia’s Department of Health does have a subrogated right to claim against an insurer for nursing home costs arising from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident, according to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. In Slauenwhite v. Keizer,

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Coping With Catastrophes: Preparing a response

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

A catastrophe is an opportunity for adjusters and insurers to outdo themselves and provide outstanding claims service. In this issue, we look at when and how catastrophe response services are set up. Defining catastrophe A catastrophe is a sudden disaster

Mary Charman
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Message From the President (February 01, 2011)

February 1, 2011 Mary Charman, CIAA President

I am extremely pleased to announce that a CIAA National Insurance Industry Advisory Board has been created. The board consists of CIAA executive members and insurance company and broker representatives. The mandate is to maintain a pro-active national forum working

Xaine Bhatia
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On The Scene (February 01, 2011)

February 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

MEA Forensic has appointed Xaine Bhatia as its business development specialist in Ontario.Bhatia has more than 13 years of experience in business development, project management and communications. She has a Masters degree from the University of Toronto.“This unique combination of

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South Barrie Collision Centre goes “green”

December 1, 2007 by Claims Canada

South Barrie Collision Centre in Barrie, Ont. held a launch reception on Nov. 8, 2007 to celebrate that the facility has ‘gone green’ and is now using environmentally compliant waterborne paint. The state-of-the-art 40,000 sq. ft. collision centre, which is