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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…

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Alberta’s Court of Appeal Weighs In on the “Use and Operation” of an Automobile

January 31, 2008 by Cheryl Canning

By now most people in the insurance business in Canada have become familiar with the two Supreme Court of Canada decisions rendered dealing with the use and operation of an automobile: Citadel General Assurance Co. v. Vytlingam [2007 S. C.…

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Honourable Order of the Blue Goose Galabration

January 31, 2008 by

The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose, Ontario Pond and Most Loyal Gander Chris Giffin welcomed attendees at “2007’s hottest Christmas party of the insurance industry.” The so-called “Galabration” was held Nov. 28, 2007 at The Boiler House, a cultural,…

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Insurance Institute Awards

January 31, 2008 by

Josh Jewer from Economical Insurance was awarded highest result in C-110 (Essentials of Loss Adjusting) by Jane Richardson, CIAA Nova Scotia Region president at the Insurance Institute of Nova Scotia Awards Banquet held in November 2007. Kelly Boudreau from Royal…

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Preferred Collision Repair Shops:

January 31, 2008 by David Gambrill

Is it enough to produce quality data to quantify performance?

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Honourable Order of the Blue Goose Galabration

January 31, 2008 by

The Honourable Order of the Blue Goose, Ontario Pond and Most Loyal Gander Chris Giffin welcomed attendees at “2007’s hottest Christmas party of the insurance industry.” The so-called “Galabration” was held Nov. 28, 2007 at The Boiler House, a cultural,…

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CICMA Top Fellow

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The New Brunswick Chapter of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers’ Association gives out an award to the Top Fellow each year. This year, that award was renamed The Fred Plant Sr. Award in recognition of the substantial contributions Fred Plant…

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CIAA REGIONAL PRESIDENTS 2007 -2008 (February 01, 2008)

January 31, 2008 by

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR Neil Lacey, CIP, FCIAA Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Chimo Building, 44 Torbay Rd., Suite 310 St. John’s,NL A1A2G4 Phone: (709) 753-6351 Fax: (709) 753-6129 E-mail: Neil.Lacey@crawco.ca NOVA SCOTIA Jane Richardson, BBA, FCIP Crawford & Company (Canada)…

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CICMA Education Seminar

January 31, 2008 by

Greg Merrithew, CIAA Western Region President; Terry Murphy CICMA Southern Alberta Chapter; Dave Kreklewich, CICMA president, Fred Plant, CIAA National president at the an all-industry education seminar hosted by the Canadian Insurance Claims Manager’s Association in association with the CIAA…

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CIAA REGIONAL PRESIDENTS 2007 -2008 (February 01, 2008)

January 31, 2008 by

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR Neil Lacey, CIP, FCIAA Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Chimo Building, 44 Torbay Rd., Suite 310 St. John’s,NL A1A2G4 Phone: (709) 753-6351 Fax: (709) 753-6129 E-mail: Neil.Lacey@crawco.ca NOVA SCOTIA Jane Richardson, BBA, FCIP Crawford & Company (Canada)…

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IBC calls for formation of working group to ensure best protection against B. C. earthquake

January 31, 2008 by

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has called for the formation of an ongoing working group between the insurance industry and the government of British Columbia to ensure residents of B. C. are protected as best as possible against an…

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Evaluating Claims Documents

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