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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…

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CICMA/CIAA Joint Conference (April 01, 2008)

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Guests from the insurance industry, claims managers from the CICMA/CIAA Joint Conference and participants of the OIAA Claims 2008 event on Jan. 29 all gathered to attend “A cocktail party for claims professionals- Accidents Deconstructed.” The event was held at…

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Starving the Bar

March 31, 2008 by David Gambrill

By trying to save money, insurers might actually be driving up costs.

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Canadian Collision Industry Forum (April 01, 2008)

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More than 400 participants attended the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) held in Toronto on Jan. 26. CCIF chairman Tony Canade (Assured Automotive) and CCIF administrator Mike Bryan opened the one-day session. The topics and speakers included: National Accreditation –Jay…

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PDS opens three new locations

March 31, 2008 by

Paul David Systems (PDS) is pleased to announce the opening of three new PDS locations. Terry Shannon has joined the PDS Network with the opening of PDS of Cape Breton, NS. “We are excited to offer the advantage of a…

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Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association

March 31, 2008 by

The Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association (OIAA) held their Claims 2008 Conference & Professional Development Seminars on Jan. 30 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Held in conjunction with the conference, OIAA once again hosted a Claims 2008 Career Fair, bringing…

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Avoiding a Legal Nightmare

March 31, 2008 by Laura Kupcis

Adjusters could avoid legal headaches by consulting a legal expert at the outset of an environmental claim. The experts will help an adjuster assess coverage, liability, quantum and to evaluate prospects of subrogation, Cristian Mongeon, vice president and executive general…

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WINMAR recently held a site tour / open house at the LM Group of Companies

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WINMAR recently held a site tour / open house at the LM Group of Companies location in Mississauga to celebrate WINMAR Corporate announcing the sale of WINMAR Toronto to Luis Salazar, president of LM Group of Companies (LMGP), David Machado,…