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Keeping the Cap On

April 1, 2007 by Vanessa Mariga

New Brunswick judge releases straightforward decision for keeping auto injury claim under $2,500.

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Focus On Accreditation

April 1, 2007 by Andrea Orazigambrill

Jay Perry, the chair of CCIF's national accreditation committee, sits down with Claims Canada to discuss the progress of national collision repair centre accreditation.

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Criminal Acts: Intentions and Exclusions

April 1, 2007 by Nicole N. Vaz

The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled definitively that 'intent' has no bearing on criminal act exclusion clauses

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Slip-and-Fall Injuries: Are They ‘Accidents’ Under SABS?

April 1, 2007 by Donna Ford

Yes, says FSCO. But insurers hope for successful appeals against two recent FSCO arbitration decisions in slip-and-fall cases

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You Have Every Right to Feel That Way!

April 1, 2007 by

A Series of Articles Provided by the Insurance Institute of Canada. Loss adjusters must develop and use many skills, including communication skills. Every aspect of the claims process depends on good communication. When a loss is reported, the initial response…

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OIAA Claims 2007 Conference and Exhibition

April 1, 2007 by

More than 150 exhibits from across Canada showcased the latest services and products for the claims industry at the Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association (OIAA) Claims 2007 Conference and Exhibition held Feb. 7, 2007 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The…

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A New Skin

April 1, 2007 by Paul Aquino, Publisher

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Claims Canada magazine! In this issue, and in many more to come, we plan to provide perspective and bring insight to many of the issues facing the loss adjusting profession in Canada. And we…

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Insurers tally BC winter storm claims

April 1, 2007 by

B.C.’s stormy winter of 2007 is expected to result in more than 17,000 claims, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC). In total, IBC said the province’s insurers “expect to pay more than Cdn$135 million to help British Columbians…

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Data loss a significant global risk, survey finds

April 1, 2007 by

One in three global businesses see loss of data as a significant threat and the key issue to address in operational risk management planning, according to the latest global risk briefing report conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and…