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How these independent claims adjusters lost their jobs

August 30, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Some employees of Canadian independent adjusting firms have been shown the door due to bad behaviour that the #MeToo movement is bringing to the forefront, company CEOs said at the recent Canadian Claims Summit. In terms of harassment in the

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Why mutuals partner with independent adjusters

June 15, 2018 by Jason Contant

Small insurers or mutuals may decide to partner with independent adjusting (IA) firms as a way of providing them with flexibility on costs and full-time staff. On May 30, Contractor Connection, a service line of IA firm Crawford & Company

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Does Canada have the adjusting resources to handle back-to-back catastrophes?

June 6, 2018 by Jason Contant

Does Canada’s property and casualty industry have enough resources in place to adjust major catastrophes that occur in tandem or right on the heels of each other? Industry resources in Ontario were tested after a severe ice storm in April,

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Canadian P&C people on the move

March 28, 2018 by Jason Contant

Two new staff members join adjusting firm Claims adjusting firm Kernaghan Adjusters said Monday it has relocated its Whistler, B.C. operation and welcomed two new staff members. Michael Unger will be Sea to Sky manager and executive adjuster. He brings

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Gore Mutual welcomes two new executives

January 18, 2018 by Jason Contant

Paul Jackson has been appointed chief marketing and distribution officer for Gore Mutual, effective immediately. Jackson will report to the insurer’s president and CEO Heidi Sevcik. Jackson has played a key role in Gore Mutual’s transformation since joining the organization

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P&C People: who’s doing what?

January 4, 2018 by Canadian Underwriter

Kernaghan Adjusters veteran retires Raymond Smith, an insurance industry veteran with more than 45 years of experience, has decided to retire. The vice president of marketing and executive adjuster with Kernaghan Adjusters formally retired after seven years with the firm,

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Adjusters wonder how to verify ridesharing driver hours

November 24, 2017 Jason Contant, Online Editor

Verifying the number of hours a driver uses ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft could be problematic for underwriters and adjusters, one adjuster told Canadian Underwriter on Wednesday. “In the course of their investigation, an adjuster can ask, ‘How

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Ian Gallagher elected president of Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association

June 17, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Veteran aviation claims adjuster Ian Gallagher has been elected president of the Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association (OIAA), taking over from Catherine Groot. Gallagher works in St. Catharines as an executive adjuster for Vancouver-based Kernaghan Adjusters Ltd. In addition to aviation,

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Moves and Views

April 1, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

1 Ryan Michel [1] took on duties as president and chief executive officer of Allstate Insurance Company of Canada and its subsidiary companies January 11. Michel succeeds John O’Donnell, now senior vice president with Allstate Insurance Corporation in the United