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What it’s like on the scene of the Nova Scotia wildfires

June 1, 2023 by Jason Contant

Two large wildfires burning in Halifax and Shelburne counties in Nova Scotia remain out of control, even as fire and additional living expenses (ALE) claims start to trickle in for insurers and adjusters. Some adjusters aren’t able to access the

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Crawford’s new national TPA sales director for Canada

January 17, 2022 by David Gambrill

Crawford & Company has promoted Victoria Hanson to be its director of sales, National TPA (third party administrator) in Canada. She will report to Jeff Setterington, Crawford Canada’s vice president of sales, effective immediately. “Victoria has a strong proven track

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Lights. Camera. Claims action!

November 20, 2020 by David Gambrill

In the Canadian entertainment industry, time is money, and so when the global pandemic forced time to stand still, it hit the entertainment industry with the force of a catastrophic event. When COVID-19 hit, Crawford & Company’s adjuster and film

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WeGoLook® partners with Trillium Mutual Insurance Company for contactless claims solution in Canada

April 22, 2020 Crawford & Company

ATLANTA, APRIL 22, 2020 /insPRESS/ — WeGoLook®, an on-demand workforce solutions provider and subsidiary of Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRD-A and CRD-B), is pleased to announce a partnership with Trillium Mutual Insurance to provide a contactless claims solution to better

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Easter winds may have come just shy of first pandemic-era Cat event

April 15, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

High winds affecting various areas in Eastern Canada Monday will not necessarily result in a catastrophe event for property insurers, but it’s too early to tell for sure. Early Environment Canada forecasts suggested the storm could potentially lead to the

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How should employers treat recreational marijuana use?

May 9, 2019 by Jason Contant

Employers should treat marijuana use in the workplace as they would alcohol use, a senior claims professional told Canadian Underwriter Monday. “All of the liability still exists,” said Heather Matthews, senior vice president of Crawford & Company (Canada)’s National Claims

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Crawford Establishes Branch in Yellowknife

June 7, 2018 Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.

TORONTO, June 07, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Crawford & Company (Canada), Inc. announced a new branch location today in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, bringing Crawford claims professionals closer to the community of Yellowknife and surrounding locations. Katherine Rumford, the managing professional overseeing branch

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WeGoLook in discussions with Canadian insurers as acquisition by Crawford & Company proceeds

December 12, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

WeGoLook LLC has “discussions ongoing” with several Canadian insurance carriers, the Oklahoma City-based firm’s chief executive officer told Canadian Underwriter Monday. WeGoLook provides “an array” of insurance services for automobiles, accident scenes, damaged property, document retrieval, salvage and courier services,

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Crawford more than doubles net income in second quarter of 2016

August 9, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Atlanta, Ga.-based Crawford and Company has reported a net income attributable to shareholders of US$8.6 million in the second quarter of 2016, more than double the net income of US$4.1 million in the same period last year. Claims management provider

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Right Place, Right Time

May 1, 2016 Angela Stelmakowich, Editor

John Sharoun, recipient of The CIP Society’s 2016 Greater Toronto Area Fellow of Distinction Award, knows making an effort can produce solid results.