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Crawford Strengthens its Insurance Defense Legal Team

February 12, 2018   by Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

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TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Crawford & Company® (Canada) Inc. announces today the growth of its legal services offering with the addition of Manmeet (“Mini”) Kohli as vice president. Crawford Legal Services has provided insurance defense services to its clients for more than 20 years, consisting of a team of highly qualified and experienced lawyers. In alignment with our Crawford 360° approach to claims management, the addition of Kohli to the team enhances the Crawford insurance defense solution and expedites the claims process.

“We are excited to have Mini join our team, and we are confident that she will be instrumental in providing our clients with innovative service solutions while streamlining service delivery,” said Pat Van Bakel, president and chief executive officer, Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

Kohli has more than 12 years of experience as a legal professional, occupying a number of progressive positions throughout her career. As a seasoned insurance defense lawyer, Kohli specializes in personal injury, negligence, occupier’s liability, statutory accident benefits and dispute resolution. Kohli earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education from York University, followed by a Bachelor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009.

“Crawford’s mission is to restore and enhance lives, businesses and communities,” said Van Bakel.  “The strengthening of our service capabilities with the addition of Mini enables us to provide our clients with an integrated cost-effective service model.”

Manmeet (“Mini”) Kohli, Vice President, Legal Services
Tel: 416.957.5042

For media inquiries, please contact:
Gary Gardner, Senior Vice President Global Client Development
Tel: 416.957.5019


About Crawford®

Based in Atlanta, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRD‐A and CRD‐B) is the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self‐insured entities with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Company’s two classes of stock are substantially identical, except with respect to voting rights and the Company’s ability to pay greater cash dividends on the non-voting Class A Common Stock (CRD-A) than on the voting Class B Common Stock (CRD-B), subject to certain limitations. In addition, with respect to mergers or similar transactions, holders of CRD-A must receive the same type and amount of consideration as holders of CRD-B, unless different consideration is approved by the holders of 75% of CRD-A, voting as a class. More information is available at

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