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The Measure of Adjusting

November 30, 2015 Craig Harris, Freelance Writer

Insurance company claims departments are using a wide range of metrics to measure adjusting efficiency, such as shelf life, cycle time and service indexes. Independent adjusters are accustomed to being accountable for their work, time and professional expertise through ongoing measurements. But are these key performance indicators relevant to all aspects of the claims handling process? Are the metrics truly effective at improving claim resolution? And how can adjusters and claims managers agree on the measurements that matter most?

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Ontario Auto Evolution

November 30, 2015 Daniel Strigberger, partner, Samis & Company

Upcoming changes to the province’s auto insurance system will come into effect June 2016 – what adjusters need to know.

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Expanding the Pollution Exclusion

November 30, 2015 Michael S. Teitelbaum, partner; and Yulia Pesin, associate, Hughes Amys LLP

A recent court case may broaden the application of the pollution exclusion in commercial liability coverage.

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Message from the President

November 30, 2015 Fred Plant, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

Ours is a noble profession and you should be proud of the important work you do everyday – delivering the product of the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry in Canada. One of the many benefits of being National President of

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La Plume du Prsident

November 30, 2015 Fred Plant, president, ACEI

Notre profession est une profession noble; vous devriez être fiers du travail important que vous accomplissez chaque jour, c’est-à-dire d’offrir le produit du secteur de l’assurance de dommages au Canada. L’un des nombreux avantages d’être président national de l’Association canadienne

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Cyber Challenges

November 30, 2015 Anne Juntunen, associate, Halfnight McKinlay

What recent American developments reveal about the potential future of cyber liability in Canada.

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Liability Notice

November 30, 2015 Todd Davies, partner; and Scott Harcus, associate, Alexander Holburn Beaudin LLP

In Lloyd’s Underwriters v. Blue Mountain Log Sales Ltd., a B.C. court wrestled with the issue of pre-tender defense costs.

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Absolute Commitment

November 30, 2015 Craig Harris, Freelance Writer

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan’s Keith Wright runs Absolute Claims Adjusters – a firm that believes in the value of small town service.

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Driver ID

September 30, 2015 by

Discovering the actual sequence of events in an accident can be a surprisingly difficult task.

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Message from the President

September 30, 2015 Fred Plant, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

Ours is a honourable profession. You should be proud of the important work you do everyday – delivering the product of the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry in Canada. We have all heard it said that nothing works without insurance.

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La Plume du Prsident

September 30, 2015 Fred Plant, president, ACEI

Notre profession est honorable. Vous devriez être fiers du travail important que vous accomplissez chaque jour, c’est-à-dire d’offrir le produit du secteur de l’assurance de dommages au Canada. Nous avons tous déjà entendu dire que rien ne fonctionne sans assurance.

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The Path Forward

September 30, 2015 Craig Harris, Freelance Writer

With more “boots on the ground,” CIAA president Fred Plant says the time is right for a renewed commitment to the key issues facing front-line adjusters.