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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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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.

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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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Insurance Institute of Ontario holds 113th Annual Convocation & Awards Night on Jan. 26 in Toronto

April 1, 2012 by Claims Canada

The Insurance Institute of Ontario held its 113th Annual Convocation & Awards Night on Jan. 26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Paul Martin, president of the Insurance Institute of Ontario, served as the master of ceremonies. Karen Barkley, chairwoman

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Toronto Women’s Insurance Association (TIWA) Wine and Cheese Reception

April 1, 2012 by Claims Canada

The Toronto Insurance Women’s Association (TIWA) Wine and Cheese Reception was held at The Hyatt Regency in Toronto on Feb 16. More than 1,200 guests attended the association’s annual signature event

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Effective Claims Handling

February 1, 2012 Ian Gold

Seven habits of highly successful claims handlers

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The Slip Tester

February 1, 2012 Jason Young and Michelle Livingstone

Slips and falls are not trivial matters. With large claim values for fall injuries, insurers need to know the risks they face from exposure to liability. However, with differing standards for slip testing and instruments, it can be difficult to

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On The Scene

February 1, 2012 by Claims Canada

Carol Messervey, representing the Canadian Independent Adjusters Association’s Nova Scotia region, presents Lindsay Mackenzie of The Economical Insurance Group with the award for best results in Essentials of Loss Adjusting. ———- Sean M. Douglas has been appointed as the new

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Matson, Driscoll & Damico Thanksgiving Event

February 1, 2012 by Claims Canada

Matson, Driscoll & Damico, a forensic accounting firm, hosted their annual American Thanksgiving Event on Nov. 24, 2011 at the Real Sports Bar & Grill in Toronto. The event raised $3,714 for the Starlight Children’s Foundation.

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Hughes Amys LLP hosts ninth annual Holiday Cocktail Party

February 1, 2012 by Claims Canada

Friends of Hughes Amys LLP gathered at the Irish Embassy in Toronto for the firm’s annual Holiday Cocktail Party on Nov. 30. The event included a photo booth, in which people could have their pictures taken wearing accessories such as

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Honourable Order of the Blue Goose, Ontario Pond, hosts annual Galabration

February 1, 2012 by Claims Canada

The Ontario Chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society (ORIMS) held its Christmas Luncheon on Dec. 15, 2011, at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. More than 700 attended. In keeping with the spirit of giving, the ORIMS executive

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ORIMS Christmas Luncheon

February 1, 2012 by Claims Canada

The Ontario Chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society (ORIMS) held its Christmas Luncheon on Dec. 15, 2011, at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. More than 700 attended. In keeping with the spirit of giving, the ORIMS executive