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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

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OSFI release final earthquake exposure guideline

March 31, 2013 by

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released the final revised version of its Earthquake Exposure Sound Practices (Guidelines B-9) in late February, following public consultations that began last August. The revised guideline comes from a working group

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On The Scene

March 31, 2013 by

Cunningham Lindsey Canada Claims Services Ltd. (Cunningham Lindsey) President and CEO Rob Seal is pleased to announce the firm’s 90th anniversary in Canada. “March 2013 marks Cunningham Lindsey’s 90th anniversary in Canada, an amazing milestone in our firm’s history,” said

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Solar Photovoltaic Systems

January 31, 2013 Dione Scheltus and Scott Broad

An Emerging Claims Field That Adjusters Should Understand

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Rethinking Retirement

January 31, 2013 Frank Malito

Vocational services are increasingly relevant in today’s aging workforce

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Examining the Experts

January 31, 2013 by

For years, courts have expressed concern about the trend of “hired gun” expert witnesses retained by plaintiff or defendant lawyers. Some courts are now applying a higher level of judicial scrutiny to the role of expert witnesses, particularly in cases

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TIWA Wine and Cheese

January 31, 2013 by

The Toronto Insurance Women’s Association (TIWA) Wine and Cheese Reception was held at The Hyatt Regency in Toronto on Feb. 21. More than 1,200 guests attended the association’s annual signature event.

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On The Scene

January 31, 2013 by

PAUL DAVIS SYSTEMS CANADA, LTD. (PDSC) has added Ralph Gottschalk as the newest franchisee to its network. Ralph will be operating the Paul Davis Systems of Peterborough & Kawartha Lakes franchise providing restoration services to the Peterborough community and surrounding area.   Property