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Rubble and damage from Hurricane Fiona in Newfoundland
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What happened to the ‘quiet’ hurricane season?

September 30, 2022 by Jason Contant

Not long ago, hurricane season began very quietly with no North Atlantic hurricanes in all of August. But now it appears 2022 could produce a record-breaking hurricane. Property data provider CoreLogic is predicting Hurricane Ian could be the costliest Florida

Workers cleaning up devastation from Hurricane Fiona
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What claims adjusters are seeing from Fiona

September 28, 2022 by Jason Contant

Claims adjusters are seeing a wide variety of personal and commercial lines claims in the wake of post-tropical storm Fiona – everything from food spoilage and infrastructure claims to total losses. “Currently, we are seeing claims for personal and commercial

Cleaning up in Charlottetown after Fiona
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How much will Fiona cost Canadian P&C insurers?

September 27, 2022 by Jason Contant

Post-tropical storm Fiona could cost the Canadian property and casualty insurance industry between $300 million and $700 million, ratings agency DBRS Morningstar said in a commentary Tuesday. “Fiona will likely be one of the largest catastrophic events in history for

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COVID-19 sparks debate about U.S. adjuster use in Calgary

July 3, 2020 by David Gambrill

COVID-19 appears to be kindling proud sentiments about employing Canadian adjusters, after social media posts triggered an age-old debate about using U.S. adjusters to handle catastrophe claims in Canada. Twitter was abuzz with comments after Global News posted a piece

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COVID-19 has accelerated changes to the claims industry

June 15, 2020 by Adam Malik

Auto insurance customers should enjoy a shorter claims journey if pandemic-related changes stick around, insurance pros told Canadian Underwriter recently. Social distancing rules related to the COVID-19 pandemic have forced the insurance industry, along with its customers, to adopt technology

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Soaring above the pile

December 5, 2019 The CIP Society - Insurance Institute of Canada

Does it become an ethical issue when claims workloads start to pile too high?

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After Further Review

March 5, 2019 CIP Society, Insurance Institute of Canada

An insured is owed more money than they claimed. Do you disclose the oversight?

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The advantage of recruiting non-insurance workers as claims professionals

February 26, 2019 by Greg Meckbach

For independent adjusters, the need to replace retiring workers is becoming more urgent. “A number of our front-line adjusters are very senior, very talented and experienced,” said Paul Féron senior vice president for Ontario and Manitoba at ClaimsPro LP. “In

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ClaimsPro appoints Kumar Sivakumaran to Vice President, National Operations

February 22, 2018 by SCM Insurance Services

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2018 /insPRESS/ – ClaimsPro, Canada’s leading provider of independent claims adjusting services, today announced the appointment of Kumar Sivakumaran as Vice President, National Operations. Mr. Sivakumaran will succeed Dustin Volk, who recently assumed the role of Senior

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Real-time data exchange within reach for first notice of loss

January 25, 2018 by David Gambrill

The Toronto Insurance Conference (TIC) has announced the rollout of the Data Exchange Model (Dx) Initiative, a proof of concept for real-time integration between an insurer technology platform and a broker management system (BMS) platform. TIC has partnered with RSA,

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Message from the President

December 19, 2017 Monica Kuzyk, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association

Imagine the evacuation order has been issued, and you have an hour to gather your family, emergency supplies and head to a designated safety zone or an evacuation centre. What do you take when your life is disrupted? For many

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The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association Announces its 2017–18 Executive Team

September 27, 2017 Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

TORONTO – Sept. 27, 2017 /insPRESS/ – The Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association is pleased to announce their newly elected Executive for the 2017 – 2018 term. Monica Kuzyk, FCIP, C. Dir., was inaugurated as the association’s 33rd President, taking over