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Where do we go from here?

November 30, 2007 by Paul M. Iacono, Q. C

Mediation and Personal Injury Cases

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CICMA Ontario Chapter president John Saragosa

November 30, 2007 by LAURA KUPCIS

Six months into his tenure as president of the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA), John Saragosa and his executive team are focused on increasing membership in the organization. Saragosa joined the CICMA almost six years…

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Court discourages lawyer from adding insurer as defendant ‘just in case’

November 30, 2007 by

If a claim is brought against an insurer with no facts or evidence to support the claim, indemnity costs will be awarded against the plaintiff, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled in a case involving a frivolous or vexatious…

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CARSTAR Automotive Charity Casino Night

November 30, 2007 by

CARSTAR Automotive Canada’s recent Charity Casino Night, entitled Casino Royale, was a chance to celebrate the national collision repair chain’s successful fundraising campaign for the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event brings CARSTAR’s total funds raised to date for Cystic…

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Cunningham Lindsey Group signs agreement with private equity firm

November 30, 2007 by

Cunningham Lindsey Group has signed a definitive agreement regarding substantial investment from Stone Point Capital, a private equity firm, and the buy-out of Cunningham Lindsey Group’s minority shareholders. Under the agreement, Stone Point will acquire a 51 per cent interest…

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Damages For Guardian Costs In Brain Injury Claims

November 30, 2007 by Ian A. Mair

In a serious brain injury case, damages for loss of income and future care are measured in millions of dollars. At the end of the case, a successful plaintiff will be left with a significant estate, and a continuing need…

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Spike’s Revenge

November 30, 2007 by William Blakeney

A brief history of use or operation of a motor vehicle

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Casino Night

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In the spirit of true Maritime hospitality, Saturday night’s dinners let right into the draw of the GCAN ‘Casino Night’ held at Keith’s Brewery. Sunday morning brought the much needed Aon ‘Beacons Brunch’ with the evening hitting a sweet note…

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Certified First Network Winning Through Performance Conference

November 30, 2007 by

The CertifiedFirst Network of PPG Canada Inc. held its annual ‘Winning Through Performance Conference’ in November in Toronto, bringing together more than 150 collision repair centre owners, managers and PPG representatives from across Canada. Insurance Industry speakers included George Avery,…

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ICBC reports increasing profits and claims costs

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The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has reported strong financial results for the first nine months of 2007, but remains cautious of increasing claims costs. Net income for the first nine months of 2007 was $526 million, an increase…

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Denying A Claim

November 30, 2007 by

After a fair and thorough analysis of a claim, the loss adjuster may have to deliver bad news to the insured. In this article, we will discuss some important factors to keep in mind when denying a claim to the…

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MESSAGE From the President (December 01, 2007)

November 30, 2007 by

The 41st annual education seminar, best known as the Joint Seminar, co-sponsored by The Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association and the Ontario Region of The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association, is set to go at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on…