Peer-to-peer technologies are allowing individuals to offer rides in their cars to people for a fee, and to rent their houses to strangers. For adjusters, claims arising out of these new shared economies are anything but simple.
The Internet of Things has the potential to blend connectivity with insurance claims. Think of it as a bridge between the old economy of bricks, mortar and physical objects and the new economy of mobile devices, data networks and analytic engines. It’s estimated that billions of “things” will be linked to the Internet within the next five years through sensors located in cars, homes and businesses. How will this connected world affect loss adjusters, insurance companies and the entire claims management process?
A look at equipment restoration and its effects on commercial claims across Canada.
What are the implications of lead paint liability for Canadian insurance coverage?
A recent Alberta court decision suggests that insurers should tread carefully on coverage involving intentional acts and negligence.
La consolidation constitue une partie fondamentale du secteur de l’assurance de dommages. Il y a récemment eu un élan en matière de fusion et d’acquisition d’entreprises au sein du marché. La proposition de 28,3 milliards de dollars effectuée par ACE…
How to develop social media evidence in litigation to best effect.
The threat of residential fire can emerge from several potential sources.
Former CIAA president Miles Barber heads up Manitoba-based Network Adjusters Ltd., a firm focused on quality of service and individual attention to customer needs
Complex losses frequently necessitate the use of forensic experts, namely engineers. Even for seasoned adjusters, issues such as causation, coverage and surrounding circumstances may be too complicated in certain claims scenarios. That’s when they need to tap into the expertise of forensic specialists. Clear lines of communication, well-preserved evidence and as much advance notice as possible are the keys to the right working relationship, according to several forensic engineers.
Subsurface construction, such as shoring walls, can present clients and adjusters with unexpected exposures.
The law of the jurisdiction plays a key role in insurance contract interpretation and rights of recovery.