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Technical Difficulties

March 31, 2008 by Laura Kupcis

Hiccups encountered after the new Health Claims for Auto Insurance was running at full force led to a suspension of the system until a new guideline can be published.

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B. C. Appeal Court reduces loss of earnings award from $300,000 to $75,000

March 31, 2008 by

The responsibility for ensuring safety when a skier is seated onto a chair lift is split 50/50 between the ski resort (and its chair lift attendant) and the skier, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia has ruled in Kralik…

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WICC Ontario 12th gala dinner

March 31, 2008 by

Welcomed by emcee Marilyn Horrick (WICC Dinner Chair), over 650 industry supporters attended the WICC Ontario 12th gala dinner -a ‘Mardi Gras Soiree’ -on March 25th, at The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto. WICC co-chair’s Carolyn Horan and Linda…

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Correction (April 01, 2008)

March 31, 2008 by

The article Alberta’s Court of Appeal Weighs In on the “Use and Operation” of an Automobile as appeared in the Feb/March issue of Claims Canada was incorrectly attributed to Cheryl Canning of Burchell Hayman Parish in Halifax, NS. The actual…

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Outside the Policy Scope

March 31, 2008 by Vanessa Mariga

Insureds should not be able to seek coverage for punitive damages under their automobile policy, Stephen G. Ross, of Rogers Partners LLP, told delegates at the Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association (OIAA)’s 2008 conference. He stressed that to cover an insured…

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Dangerous Dose

March 31, 2008 by Craig Harris

Alberta Auto Cap Decision Hard to Swallow

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Message from the President (April 01, 2008)

March 31, 2008 by Fred Plant

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz. There’s lots of talk about this “cap” biz! Ever since Feb. 8, 2008 when Associate Chief Justice Neil Wittmann of Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench delivered his decision in Morrow v. Zhang [2008…

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CGL policies not designed with construction in mind

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Commercial General Liability (CGL) policies were not drafted with construction in mind, Neo Tuytel, senior partner with Clark Wilson LLP, told delegates at the 4th annual Insurance Coverage Symposium in Toronto on Feb. 28. However, questions surrounding coverage and exclusions,…

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CIAA REGIONAL PRESIDENTS 2007 -2008 (April 01, 2008)

March 31, 2008 by

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR Joan Morgan, CIP CGI Adjusters Inc. 33 Pippy Place, 1st Floor St. John’s,NL A1B3X2 Phone: (709) 754-2880 Fax: (709) 754-2704 E-mail: joan.morgan@cgi.com NOVA SCOTIA Jane Richardson, BBA, FCIP Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. 237 Brownlow Avenue, Suite…

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Conquering the Cyclical Beast

March 31, 2008 by Laura Kupcis

Despite setbacks, DeLong & Associates continues to provide strong, dedicated claims service in P. E. I.

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Fire Scene Safety for Adjusters

March 31, 2008 by Ron Koerth

Fire scenes can be extremely hazardous, with even minor fires having numerous potential dangers. However, depending on the degree and timing of fire scene participation, all of these dangers can either be eliminated or protected against with the most practical…

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PPG Canada Inc. CertifedFirst Network announces Vendor Partnership Agreements and Expanded Educational Offerings

March 31, 2008 by

PPG Canada Inc. and Summit Software Solutions have announced a new preferred vendor partnership, giving the PPG CertifiedFirst network of collision repair centres access to the complete line of Summit products and services. “From our customers who are already using…