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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…

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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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Injury Biomechanics

March 31, 2008 by Ismail El Maach And Gunter Siegmund

Addressing Issues of Injury Causation

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National Executive 2007 – 2008

March 31, 2008 by

PRESIDENT Fred R. Plant, AIIC Plant Hope Adjusters Ltd. 16 Coronation Drive Moncton, NB E1E 2X1 Phone: (506) 853-8500 Fax: (506) 853-8501 E-mail: fplant@planthope.com 1ST VICE-PRESIDENT Reno Daigle, CIP, CLA, FCIAA Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. 326 McIntyre Street W.…

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Jury instructions on general damage awards must include reasons for cap on damages

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A trial judge erred in a personal injury case when he informed a jury as to the existence of a $300,000 cap on non-pecuniary damage awards, but did not explain the policy reasons for the cap, the Ontario Court of…

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National Standing Committees 2007 -2008 (April 01, 2008)

March 31, 2008 by

AESIQ Denis Duchesne Cunningham Lindsey Canada Limited 1250 Guy Street, Suite 1000 Montreal, PQ H3H 2T4 Phone: (514) 938-5400 Fax: (514) 938-5445 E-mail: dduchesne@cl-na.com ADVISORY Reno Daigle, CIP, CLA, FCIAA Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. 326 McIntyre Street W. North…

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Who Responds and Who Pays?

March 31, 2008 by Mitchell Gibbs

Increased liability, limited training, environmental impact and a lack of an emergency plan, means that spill response is not as straightforward as it once might have been. There are response companies that are specific about the type of chemicals and…

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Working on the Night Shift

March 31, 2008 by Laura Kupcis

Gone are the days of 9-to-5, with the occasional emergency call, replaced instead by 24/7/365.

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Court rules wind is specified peril, not water

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The Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled that water damage done to a policyholder’s roof — which was under construction — is insurable because it was wind that blew protective tarps off, exposing the roof to a rainstorm. InVennard v.…

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National Standing Committees 2007 -2008 (April 01, 2008)

March 31, 2008 by

AESIQ Denis Duchesne Cunningham Lindsey Canada Limited 1250 Guy Street, Suite 1000 Montreal, PQ H3H 2T4 Phone: (514) 938-5400 Fax: (514) 938-5445 E-mail: dduchesne@cl-na.com ADVISORY Reno Daigle, CIP, CLA, FCIAA Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. 326 McIntyre Street W. North…