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414 articles for Aug 2007


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BB&T buys Canadian-based CAFO Inc. (August 24, 2006)

August 24, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), a principal subsidiary of Branch Banking and Trust Company, has agreed to buy insurance premium finance company AFCO Credit Corporation and its Canadian affiliate, CAFO Inc., from Mellon Financial Corporation (NYSE: MEL).Terms of the transaction were

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What’s New: In brief (August 09, 2006)

August 9, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

Zurich North America Commercial, a unit of the Zurich Financial Services Group, will welcome Mike Foley of McKinsey & Co. to the position of chief operating officer as of Sept. 1. Foley’s responsibilities will include taking charge of all operating

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Views (August 01, 2006)

August 1, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

Cameron & Associates Insurance Consultants Ltd. and130 guests celebrated the company’s move to 55 York St. in Toronto with an Open House on May 31, 2006. James Cameron, president of Cameron & Associates, said the move “accommodates growth and better

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New national P&C conference to be launched in 2007

July 4, 2006 by Canadian Underwriter

A new Canadian insurance conference, planned for the end of September 2007, will bring together CEOs and senior executives of the property and casualty insurance industry.The inaugural National Insurance Conference of Canada (NICC) will be held in Montreal from Sept.

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FirstOnSite Restoration expands through Simcoe County with acquisition of Keith Moore Construction

February 19, 2020 FirstOnSite Restortion

Mississauga, ON,  February 19, 2020/InsPress/  – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading independent disaster restoration services provider, has strengthened its presence in Ontario with the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Barrie-based, J. Keith Moore Construction Limited (Keith Moore Construction) –

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End of road for vehicle occupant sued for negligent parenting

February 18, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

A defendant in a negligent parenting lawsuit cannot make a liability claim under the auto policy of the vehicle in which he and his daughter were riding as passengers. The Supreme Court of Canada announced Feb. 13 it will not

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Could auto liability cover negligent parenting lawsuit?

January 13, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

If you allow your child to ride in a vehicle allegedly driven by an impaired driver, and your child sues you for negligent parenting, does the vehicle liability policy cover you? Not as it stands. But the question could be

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FirstOnSite promotes Peter Keefe to Director of Operations, Atlantic Region

January 13, 2020 FirstOnSite Restoration

 MISSISAUGA, ON, January 14, 2020/InsPress/ – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading independent disaster restoration services provider, has further strengthened its team with the promotion of Peter Keefe to Director of Operations, Atlantic Region. In his new position, Peter will continue to

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What can go wrong if adjuster fails to obtain coroner’s report

January 3, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

An auto insurer wants to deny liability coverage because its client had alcohol in his blood when he died. The thing is, the insurance company didn’t know its client had alcohol in his blood for three years, which is how

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FirstOnSite enhances senior leadership team with the addition of Peter Corsano

October 7, 2019 FirstOnSite Restoration

MISSISAUGA, ON, Oct. 7, 2019/InsPress/  – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading independent disaster restoration services provider, has further bolstered its senior leadership team with the addition of Peter Corsano as the Executive Vice President of Operations for Eastern Canada. Peter has

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FirstOnSite appoints industry veteran Brian Hughes as VP of Human Resources

September 9, 2019 FirstOnSite Restoration

MISSISAUGA, ON., September 10, 2019 – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading independent disaster restoration services provider, has reinforced its employee-centric culture with the addition of Brian Hughes to its leadership team in the role of Vice President, Human Resources. “Brian’s focus

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FirstOnSite reinforces senior leadership with appointment of Beck Wells as VP, Commercial Operations

September 4, 2019 FirstOnSite Restoration

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 5, 2019/insPRESS/ – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading disaster restoration service provider, has further strengthened its leadership team with the addition of Beck Wells, who has taken on the newly created position of Vice President, Commercial Operations. In