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Continuing Education: Investing in the future

January 31, 2008 by Laura Kupcis

In order to be a profession and be professional, continuing education must be part and parcel of what independent adjusters do. “You’ve got to do something relevant in order to be relevant,” Fred Plant, president of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’…

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E-Discovery for Insurance

January 31, 2008 by Antoinette Duffy & Oleh Hrycko

Litigation readiness

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Notification period doesn’t depend on insured’s co-operation

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In an insurer’s investigation of an accident benefit claim, the non-cooperation of an insured accident victim doesn’t necessarily determine whether or not an insurer had sufficient time to serve notice on other insurers to dispute benefit payment obligations. The Ontario…

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CHARTERED LOSS ADJUSTER (CLA) EXAM RULES AND REGULATIONS

January 31, 2008 by

FORMAT APPEALS There will be three examinations. The first will be a theory-based exam and will be mandatory unless a candidate has an FCIP or FIIC designation or has successfully passed the three subjects in the fellowship program dealing with…

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Trips, Traps and Jurisdiction

January 31, 2008 by Melissa Kehrer And John A. Olah

Part 2

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Lloyd’s of London Anniversary

January 31, 2008 by

Lloyd’s of London celebrated 75 years in Canada with a special presentation and reception held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in November 2007. •

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Aon predicts 2008 will be even warmer than 2007

January 31, 2008 by

The first half of 2008 will likely bring warmer weather in southern Canada and increased storm activity in the southern United States, Aon’s Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report: 2007 says. The period between January and May 2008 will mainly…

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On the scene (February 01, 2008)

January 31, 2008 by

Giffin Koerth has added two new engineers to the roster — James Wheeler and Val Chlistovsky. “Both gentlemen bring our property division strong expertise and continue to fulfill Giffin Koerth’s desire to always improve our level of service to the…

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People Business

January 31, 2008 by Laura Kupcis

Cunningham Lindsey prides itself on being a great place to work.

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

January 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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WICC Ontario Breakfast

January 31, 2008 by

Neil Crone, actor, comic, cancer survivor and national cancer spokesperson, provided his perspective on life, health and the power of laughter at the Nov. 7, 2007 Annual WICC Ontario Breakfast at the Arcadian Court in Toronto. Crone, “actor/improviser/ writer/all-round good…

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P&C losses totalled US$25 billion

January 31, 2008 by

Natural and man-made catastrophes led to overall financial losses of US$61 billion across the globe, with property insurers contending with losses totalling US$25 billion, according to preliminary estimates by Swiss Re. Although the insured losses, at US$25 billion, were US$9…