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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

Frank Malito
Feature Commercial Lines

Rethinking Retirement

February 1, 2013 Frank Malito

Vocational services are increasingly relevant in today’s aging workforce

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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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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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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

Delores Thorbourne
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Alberta Insurance Act Changes

February 1, 2012 Delores Thorbourne

A number of changes to the Insurance Act and related regulations in Alberta coming into effect July 2012, which will impact the handling of claims. Some of these changes are: changes to the limitation periods, notice of retainer by plaintiff’s

Christopher Dunn
Feature Commercial LinesLegal

Top 10 Insurance Decisions from 2011

February 1, 2012 Christopher Dunn

The Ontario Court of Appeal was particularly busy this past year, while the Supreme Court of Canada rested a little in the wake of Progressive Homes v. Lombard in late 2010. Without further adieu, here are the insurance coverage cases

Ian Gold
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Effective Claims Handling

February 1, 2012 Ian Gold

Seven habits of highly successful claims handlers

Jason Young
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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

Carol Messervey and Lindsay Mackenzie
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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