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Adjusting Fort McMurray’s Firestorm

June 1, 2016 Heather Sanderson

Business Interruption & Civil Authority Coverage Issues with the Fort McMurray, Alberta wildfire

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Shrinking the Training Room

June 1, 2016 Emily Atkins, Editor

The evolving nature of the p&c insurance industry is altering the independent adjuster’s career path and the skills needed to advance along it. Opinions vary, but all agree that the new environment is here to stay. Those who plan to take advantage will be most likely to prosper.

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The Over/Under on Property Insurance

June 1, 2016 Timothy Zimmerman and Ari Singer

The importance of determining the value of a commercial property when applying for insurance

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Loss in Translation

April 1, 2016 Emily Atkins, Editor

Making the complex clear brings satisfaction to Andy Williams and the team at AMG Claims Inc.

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La Plume du Président

April 1, 2016 Fred Plant, president, ACEI

Notre profession est une profession noble; vous devriez être fiers du travail important que vous accomplissez chaque jour, c’est-à-dire d’offrir le produit du secteur de l’assurance de dommages au Canada. L’un des nombreux avantages d’être président national de l’Association canadienne

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Message from the President

April 1, 2016 Fred Plant, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

Ours is a venerable profession and you should be proud of the important work you do, every day, delivering the product of the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry in Canada. As a profession we have a responsibility to determine and

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Are You Keeping Up?

April 1, 2016 Emily Atkins, Editor

The pace of change facing the independent adjuster, along with the entire P&C insurance industry, is blistering. And the risks of not keeping abreast of new developments are high, for small and large firms alike. So where’s an adjuster to turn for advice and education in the brave new world? Turns out there are options; you just have to find the time.

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Monk v. Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Co. (Lindsay): Further Lessons in Policy Language and Interpretation

February 1, 2016 Michael S. Teitelbaum, partner; and Ashley Peacock, associate Hughes Amys

Introduction In Monk v. Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Co. (Lindsay), [2015] ONCA 911, the Court of Appeal reversed the motion judge’s decision1 that the “faulty workmanship” exclusion applied to both direct and indirect damages. The Court ruled that the motion judge’s

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Nudging Claimants

February 1, 2016 Craig Harris, Freelance Writer

The field of behavioural economics could have potential applications in insurance claims, fraud deterrence, injury management, driver safety and client service, some experts contend. Led by academics such as Richard Thaler, Cass Sunstein and Dan Ariely, behavioural economics holds that

Albert Poon, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association
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Message from the President

August 1, 2015 Albert Poon, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

Consolidation is a fundamental part of today’s property and casualty insurance industry. Recently, there has been a surge of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the marketplace. ACE Ltd’s ‘s $28.3 billion proposal to purchase The Chubb Corp., announced in

Deanna Gilbert, associate, Thomson, Rogers
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Consent Forms: To Sign or Not to Sign?

August 1, 2013 Deanna Gilbert, associate, Thomson, Rogers

It’s a question that is on the rise in insurer examinations

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More mergers in Canadian P&C industry

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

It’s been a busy summer for mergers and acquisitions in the Canadian p&c insurance industry. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) announced June 10 that it has agreed to acquire The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company from E-L Financial