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Insurers need to tell clients about flood exclusions: EY

March 31, 2014 by

Canadian property & casualty insurance carriers need to work with government to determine how areas at risk of flooding can be insured, and they also need to “draw policyholders’ attention to exclusions,” suggests a report on the Canadian p&c insurance

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Insurers, non-profits join forces on building resilient cities

November 30, 2013 by

A group of non-profit and industry organizations have launched a new set of resources that identifies priorities for the insurance industry and cities to build resilience against climate change. “The Building Climate Resilience in Cities” resources were developed through a

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Understanding Lloyd’s

July 31, 2013 Fred Plant

Many adjusters think they know the Lloyd’s of London insurance market – but how deep does their knowledge run? How much do they need to understand to participate in this dynamic insurance entity?

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Start Up

March 31, 2013 Craig Harris

Brampton, Ontario’s Dara Banga caught the entrepreneurial bug and launched his own adjusting firm, DSB Claims Solutions, just over a year ago. His main weapon? A singular focus on quality and customer satisfaction.

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The Cost of Ignorance in Structural Engineering

March 31, 2013 Dr. Farhood Nowzartash

From the seven ancient wonders of the world, the only one left standing today is the Pyramid of Khufu in the Egyptian desert. Any man-made environment is destined to vanish eventually, but we are convinced that buildings will stand forever.

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Risk and the Older Driver

March 31, 2013 Angela Veri

Why your future caseload may increasingly include clients 50+ years of age

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The MIG’s Grey Area

March 31, 2013 Tammie Norn

A recent decision raises questions on what is – and what isn’t – included in the Minor Injury Guideline (MIG)

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What exactly is an “Accident?”

March 31, 2013 Daniel Strigberger

Conflicting decisions have made the interpretation about as clear as mud

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Government pledges $53 billion for infrastructure

March 31, 2013 by

The federal government has allocated $53.5 billion over the next decade for infrastructure across the country, a move that Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has commended. In the 2013 budget, the Conservative government set out the amount for provincial, territorial

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The Other Side of the Fence

March 31, 2013 Darcy Merkur

One lawyer argues that Independent Medical Exams are often unnecessary

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Industry posts solid premium growth, lower combined ratio

March 31, 2013 by

The Canadian property and casualty insurance market saw substantial growth in premiums in 2012, largely because of growth in personal lines, including improvement in Ontario auto results, according to preliminary data from MSA Research. The industry’s combined ratio for the

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Testing the Waters

March 31, 2013 by

The challenges of environmental insurance