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Woodhouse Group Inc. Acquires First Response Restorations

July 3, 2018 Woodhouse Group Inc.

KITCHENER, ON, June 20, 2018 /insPRESS/ – After twenty years in separate businesses, Ken and Doug Woodhouse, of Woodhouse Group Inc., and their brother Jim Woodhouse Jr., of First Response Restorations, are reunited in the disaster restoration industry. Woodhouse Group

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What happens when your mechanic gives you insurance advice

June 29, 2018 by David Gambrill

After following up on their mechanic’s suggestion to file a retroactive insurance claim, a B.C. couple is now on the hook for an $800.75 repair job to their 2010 Toyota Prius. Blenda and Raymond Pilon made an auto insurance claim

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Now Available: ICC Mobile Siding & Roofing App v3.0

June 28, 2018 Insurance Claims Collaborative

ALLISTON, ON – June 28, 2018 /insPRESS/ – ICC, Canada’s leading independent insurance flooring, siding and roofing evaluation service is excited to announce the release of the new ICC Mobile 3.0 for IOS and Android.  The ICC App helps adjusters

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On Side Restoration Announces New Truro, NS Branch Opening mid-July

June 27, 2018 by On Side Restoration Services Ltd.

TRURO, NS, June 27, 2018 /insPRESS/ – On Side Restoration Services Ltd. is pleased to announce that their new Truro Branch, to serve the Colchester County and Pictou County, will be open as of July 15, 2018. This follows the

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Auto insurer on hook for $300K after client address mix-ups

June 26, 2018 by David Gambrill

If you can’t find your itinerant clients, have they failed to cooperate with your defence of an auto insurance liability action? An Ontario court recently ordered Gore Mutual Insurance Company to pay a $300,000 balance owing on a settlement judgment,

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What insurers paid out for the latest Ontario storm

June 26, 2018 by Jason Contant

A brief but powerful thunderstorm that rolled through southern Ontario on June 13 has been declared a notable claims event by Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). While the storm did not meet the catastrophe threshold of at least $25

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Fort McMurray airport sues insurer for $34 million in wildfire losses

June 25, 2018 by Jason Contant

The Fort McMurray Airport Authority (FMAA) is suing FM Global for more than $34 million, contending that the insurer breached its obligations under a policy in place during the Fort McMurray wildfire in May 2016. In a statement of claim

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IPG Welcomes Paul Burns as Director, Business Development

June 25, 2018 by SCM Insurance Services

TORONTO, June 25, 2018 /insPRESS/ – International Programs Group (IPG), Canada’s largest property and casualty (P&C) provider of Third Party Administration services, announced that Paul Burns will be joining their team as Director of Business Development. An experienced claims specialist,

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Crawford & Company® Announces Agreement to Sell Garden City Group® to Epiq

June 25, 2018 Crawford & Company

ATLANTA, June 18, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Crawford & Company®, the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities, today announced that it has sold Garden City Group, LLC℠ (GCG®), its legal administrative services unit

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First General announces the change of ownership of First General London – Middlesex

June 25, 2018 First General

TORONTO, June 25, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Gerry Spina, owner of our First General London-Middlesex office for over 16 years, has decided to take a new path in life and transfer the reign to new ownership.  First General would like to

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Wildfire forces hundreds of people from remote community

June 25, 2018 The Canadian Press

SOUTHEND, Sask. – The threat of a growing wildfire has forced more than 600 people from a remote community in northeast Saskatchewan. Emergency management officials say the fire is getting larger but is still about 13 kilometres away from Southend.

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Insurer owes $234K in priority dispute when “named insured” is not the actual car owner

June 22, 2018 by David Gambrill

Ontario’s Motor Vehicle Fund has recovered $234,574 in a priority dispute arising when GAN Canada Insurance (since acquired by Aviva Traders) sent a policy termination notice in 2001 to a named insured who was not the owner of the car