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Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Introduces New Property Appraisal Services  

April 25, 2018 Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

TORONTO, April 25, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. today announced the launch of property appraisal services within its Global Technical Services (GTS®) service line. Complementary to our comprehensive property loss management services for residential and commercial losses,

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B.C. projects big savings from new minor injury cap

April 24, 2018 by Jason Contant

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is congratulating British Columbia’s proposed legislative changes that would introduce a minor injury cap of $5,500 in the province, a move aimed at reversing the public auto insurer’s skyrocketing legal and administrative costs. The

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Rising water prompts mandatory evacuation order

April 24, 2018 The Canadian Press

DRUMHELLER, Alta. – Rising water caused by an ice jam on the Little Red Deer River in central Alberta prompted officials to ask some people to leave their homes Monday, while further southeast on the Rosebud River, residents weren’t being

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Windsor tremor shows quake risk exists anywhere in Canada

April 23, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Earthquakes do hit southern Ontario from time to time but the area hit last week has a low risk of experiencing property damage arising from earthquakes, an Insurance Bureau of Canada official told Canadian Underwriter. Natural Resources Canada reported that

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Ontario ice storm catches the eye of global reinsurance brokerage

April 20, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Severe weather earlier this week in Ontario has caught the attention of reinsurance providers. Impact Forecasting LLC, a unit of reinsurance brokerage Aon Benfield, noted Friday that winter weather starting April 13 “left considerable damage across southern sections of Canada’s

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F.C. Maltman International Expands Leadership Team

April 20, 2018 by CRU Adjusters

TORONTO, April 20, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Kyle Winston, President of F.C. Maltman International, a CRU GROUP Company, today announced the appointment of 2 new leaders to their management team: Paul Robertson as Managing Director and Varma Singh as Assistant Director.

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Northbridge Insurance introduces Express Claim—an innovative, digital solution to speed up auto claims appraisals and settlements

April 19, 2018 Northbridge Insurance

TORONTO, April 18, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Northbridge Insurance is thrilled to announce the launch of its new claims appraisal service, Express Claim—an innovative solution that allows customers who experience an accident to submit photos of damage to their vehicle directly

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B.C. homes on flood evacuation alert as dam weakens, water levels rise

April 17, 2018 The Canadian Press

OLIVER, B.C. – Flooding across the British Columbia Interior has washed out roads and put homes on evacuation alert. The Ministry of Transportation says Highway 33 from the Mission Creek Bridge to Kelowna is closed in both directions due to

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Sedgwick completes acquisition of Cunningham Lindsey

April 16, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. has completed its acquisition of Tampa, Fla.-based Cunningham Lindsey, Sedgwick announced Monday. Both Cunningham Lindsey and Memphis, Tenn.-based Sedgwick have offices in Canada. “The combined organization—including the subsidiaries of Sedgwick, Vericlaim and Cunningham Lindsey, with

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Insurers consider weekend storm in Ontario Cat event

April 16, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Recent severe weather in Ontario, with six inches of ice pellets and winds exceeding gale force in some areas, will most likely be a CAT event, insurance companies report. But with rainfall warnings persisting Monday, one insurer reported more than

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Southern Ontario Ice Storm: Crawford Claims Professionals are on Standby to Assist

April 16, 2018 Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

TORONTO, April 16, 2018 /insPRESS/ – In the wake of the ice storm that impacted parts of Southern Ontario over the weekend, Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. claims professionals and contact centre representatives are on hand to assist those affected by

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Bigger floods coming to Canada: Intact Centre head

April 10, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

If you think the most expensive floods in Canadian history were big, you haven’t seen anything yet. “The manifestation of climate change and extreme weather events is still yet to come,” said Blair Feltmate, head of the Intact Centre on