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Cunningham Lindsey Group signs agreement with private equity firm

November 30, 2007 by

Cunningham Lindsey Group has signed a definitive agreement regarding substantial investment from Stone Point Capital, a private equity firm, and the buy-out of Cunningham Lindsey Group’s minority shareholders. Under the agreement, Stone Point will acquire a 51 per cent interest…

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CGI and VIN I. Q. to provide instant access to vehicle information for CMVD and law enforcement professionals

November 30, 2007 by

CGI Group Inc. and VIN I. Q. Inc. is giving Canadian Motor Vehicle Departments (CMVD) and law enforcement professionals instant access to a comprehensive, integrated source of information about any vehicle through the use of handheld decoders. The decoders will…

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Damages For Guardian Costs In Brain Injury Claims

November 30, 2007 by Ian A. Mair

In a serious brain injury case, damages for loss of income and future care are measured in millions of dollars. At the end of the case, a successful plaintiff will be left with a significant estate, and a continuing need…

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ICBC reports increasing profits and claims costs

November 30, 2007 by

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has reported strong financial results for the first nine months of 2007, but remains cautious of increasing claims costs. Net income for the first nine months of 2007 was $526 million, an increase…

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IPCC Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

November 30, 2007 by

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 12. IPCC panel members include Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) executive director Paul Kovacs and ICLR policy director Dr. Gordon McBean. The IPCC will…

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Denying A Claim

November 30, 2007 by

After a fair and thorough analysis of a claim, the loss adjuster may have to deliver bad news to the insured. In this article, we will discuss some important factors to keep in mind when denying a claim to the…

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MESSAGE From the President (December 01, 2007)

November 30, 2007 by

The 41st annual education seminar, best known as the Joint Seminar, co-sponsored by The Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association and the Ontario Region of The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association, is set to go at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on…

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Stewart Ponton elected president of the International Institute of Loss Adjusters

November 30, 2007 by

Stewart Ponton, chair of McLarens Canada, has been elected president of the International Institute of Loss Adjusters (IILA). “As former national president of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association, and with McLarens, Stewart has certainly proven his leadership and commitment to…

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ARC Group Canada Annual Seminar

November 30, 2007 by

The ARC Group Canada hosted its Annual Seminar on Oct. 25, 2007 at the Dominion Club in Toronto, which included an insurance industry luncheon, seminar and cocktail reception. The seminar, entitled, ‘Class Action Litigation: Cost Containment & Avoidance’, featured a…

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RIMS Canada Conference 2007 – Saturday

November 30, 2007 by

The RIMS Canada Conference action kicked-off Saturday, Sept. 15th, 2007 with Maritime-themed dinners separately hosted by Cunningham Lindsey Canada; Crawford & Company (Canada); as well as McLarens Canada and Quelmec Insurance Adjusters. •

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Cunningham Lindsey Appointments

November 30, 2007 by

Robert Seal, president and CEO, Cunningham Lindsey Canada, has announced the appointment of Albert Poon to vice president, strategic business development. In this new position, Poon will lead the marketing and sales team and provide strategic direction for the promotion…

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South Barrie Collision Centre goes “green”

November 30, 2007 by

South Barrie Collision Centre in Barrie, Ont. held a launch reception on Nov. 8, 2007 to celebrate that the facility has ‘gone green’ and is now using environmentally compliant waterborne paint. The state-of-the-art 40,000 sq. ft. collision centre, which is…