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What is the best way to address mobility issues for independent adjusters?

December 4, 2018 by Jason Contant

There needs to be a hybrid system of self-regulation in concert with regulatory discipline to handle interprovincial mobility issues for independent adjusters, says the president and CEO of an independent adjusting firm. “We need a hybrid system of self-regulation in

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Broker’s licence suspended for taking $8,000 in premiums without authorization

August 27, 2018 by Jason Contant

A B.C. broker has had her sales licence suspended for three years after she took approximately $8,000 in premiums without authorization. The broker admitted she took the funds without authorization to pay for a relative’s medical expenses and her intention

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How training plays into claims adjusting during back-to-back cats

June 19, 2018 by Jason Contant

When Canada experiences back-to-back catastrophes, it can be a challenge to pull together all the required resources in a timely fashion. Part of the puzzle is ensuring that claims adjusters and other parties are properly trained for the files they

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Minor injury caps coming to Newfoundland?

November 17, 2017 by Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Brokers placing auto insurance in Newfoundland and Labrador should get in touch with politicians to put an ongoing review on their radar screen, and to let Insurance Bureau of Canada know whether they have any ideas on how to fix