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Granite Claims Solutions Acquires HR Leiher Insurance Adjusters, Inc.

May 15, 2013   by Granite Claims Solutions

Granite Claims Solutions

TORONTO, ON – Granite Claims Solutions, a full-service national claims management firm, announces today its acquisition of HR Leiher Insurance Adjusters.

I am pleased to announce that Granite Claims Solutions has acquired HR Leiher Insurance Adjusters,” says Michael Holden, President and CEO of Granite Claims Solutions. “As a firm, they have always impressed us and been on our radar for quite some time as a potential partner due to their dedication to high-quality claims adjusting and their client-focused approach. They very much mirror the standards set out by Granite Claims.”

HR Leiher Adjusters, Inc. is based out of Collingwood, ON, and is owned by its Principal Adjuster Harold Leiher.

“I believe the merger between our companies is mutually beneficial. In particular, our existing clients will greatly benefit from Granite’s technology and the depth of talent on the Granite team,” says Leiher. “As well, their quality program is a model we will fit into very nicely.”

In addition to increased coverage in the Collingwood area, the acquisition of HR Leiher provides a substantial increase in Granite’s municipal claims skill set.

“As an adjuster with decades of experience in the municipal realm and a highly developed skill set, Harold will make a fantastic addition to our growing Municipal division,” says Granite’s VP Municipal, George Szypka.

About HR Leiher Insurance Adjusters, Inc.

HR Leiher Insurance Adjusters was formed in 1991and has since serviced Simcoe County and surrounding areas handling all classes of insurance claims.  The company’s founder and principal, Harold Leiher, started his claims career for a national insurer in 1976 and has been an independent adjuster since 1980.

About Granite Claims Solutions:

Since 1976, Granite Claims Solutions has provided claims handling, risk management and third party administration services to local, national and international insurance markets, risk managers, brokers and public entities. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Granite Claims Solutions offers a national presence to the domestic property and casualty insurance industry, with over 300 specialty claims adjusters, marine surveyors and third party administrators coast to coast in Canada. Granite Claims Solutions is the Canadian global alliance partner for VRS Adjusters.

For further information, contact:

Michael Holden President & CEO Granite Claims Solutions

Direct Line: 905-740-1200 Toll Free: 1-800-668-6100 Email:

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