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Additional Insureds: Wording Revisions Are Needed

September 30, 2008 by Judith Kennedy

It is a common requirement of construction contracts, leases and manufacturer/ vendor agreements that one party be obliged to place insurance coverage on behalf of the other contracting party. When, as is frequently the case, this obligation is not complied…

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CIAA Annual Conference Photos

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More than 100 delegates, exhibitors and guests arrived at the Stanhope Bay & Beach Resort on Prince Edward Island September 11 to 14, for the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association’s (CIAA) 24th Annual General Meeting and Conference. The four-day event was…

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Claims Service Guarantee:

September 30, 2008 by Jim Haskins

Changing the Perception of Insurance

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Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA) New Executives

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The Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA) established its new executive at the annual general meeting Sept 12-15 in St. John’s, N. L. The newly inaugurated executive for 2008-2009 is: Past President: Ron Bouwmeister, AVIVA Canada, Toronto, Ont. President: Ralph…

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Severe rainfall brings flood of homeowner claims to Atlantic Provinces

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Post-tropical storm Hanna soaked the Atlantic provinces on Sept. 7, leaving more than 100 mm of rain in some parts of the area. Counties along the Fundy Coast of New Brunswick and Newfoundland were the hardest hit, as embedded rain…

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Uncovering the Truth:

September 30, 2008 by Charles Foster

Social Networks are a Treasure Trove of Information.

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CIAA/ACEI Member Information

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Accreditation Programs (The only designations exclusively distinguishing Canada’s Independent Adjusters) Brian Gough, Fellow of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association (FCIAA) chairman, had the honour of presenting two worthy recipients with the prestigious FCIAA at this year’s annual conference. Jean-Marc Laurin,…

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Enhancing automobile insurance system in N. S.

September 30, 2008 by

The duties of the Nova Scotia Insurance Review Board (IRB) will be reassigned to the Utility and Review Board (UARB) effective Oct. 1, 2008. The Nova Scotia Department of Finance says it believes assigning IRB responsibilities to the UARB will…

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Hazards of Propane

September 30, 2008 by Richard Kooren

The recent catastrophic explosion and fire on Aug. 10, 2008 at the Sunrise Propane Industrial Gases facility in Toronto, Ont. has raised many questions about the storage, handling and use of propane. In Canada the installation and use of all…

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Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA) Annual Golf Tournament

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The Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA) held its annual golf tournament on June 11 at the Kleinburg Golf Club. Two-hundred-and-sixty golfers raised $14,000 for Camp Oochigeas. The camp offers children affected by childhood cancer a wonderful camp experience.

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Crawford & Company reports increased net income for Q2

September 30, 2008 by

Crawford & Company reported a net income of US$7.9 million for 2008 Q2, up US$1.8 million from the same quarter in 2007. Consolidated revenues totalled US$263.3 million in 2008 Q2, up from US$240.5 million in 2007 Q2, the company reported.…

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Auto Insurance

September 30, 2008 by Richard C. Halpern

Restoring the Balance