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Not in Kansas Anymore

March 31, 2012 By Craig Harris

A torrent of tornado activity has highlighted the risk of severe convective storms. While there is some debate over whether twisters are on the rise, the devastating potential for loss of life, injuries and extreme property damage means that the claims response from independent adjusters has to be quick and comprehensive.

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Committed to Quality

January 31, 2012 Laura Kupcis

MGB Claims Consultants Inc., launched only two short years ago, and has made a name for itself by offering responsive, committed and effective claims handling for its clients.

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On The Scene

November 30, 2011 by

Every year Plant Hope Adjusters honours the Top CIP recipient in New Brunswick with the Brain D. Taylor Professional Award. In this photo Luc Aucoin of Plant Hope presents Kristina Scott, CIP of The Co-operators, Moncton, NB, with the 2011

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Staying Dry

September 30, 2011 Laura Kupcis

Reducing the risk of basement flooding is a priority for both insurance companies and municipalities.

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Fraud and other Faux-pas

September 30, 2011 David Gambrill

Identity theft, homemade trailers and small claims settlement take centre stage at educational seminar.

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On the Rise

July 31, 2011 Laura Kupcis

As incoming president of the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association, Greg Merrithew intends to increase the profile and value of the association

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Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear case of a rotten tree killing a young man seated in a parked car

May 31, 2011 by

The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to appeal the decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal in Ville de Westmount c. Richard Rossy et autres. Gabriel Rossy was killed in 2006 when a rotten tree fell on top

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On The Scene (February 01, 2011)

January 31, 2011 by

MEA Forensic has appointed Xaine Bhatia as its business development specialist in Ontario.Bhatia has more than 13 years of experience in business development, project management and communications. She has a Masters degree from the University of Toronto.“This unique combination of

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Crawford & Company Global Day of Service

November 30, 2010 by

More than 1,200 Crawford & Company employees joined forces around the world as part of the company’s annual Global Day of Service. At home, events were held in Vancouver, Calgary, Windsor, Toronto, Kitchener and Ottawa. Various projects included volunteering in

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Property Loss Update (October 01, 2010)

September 30, 2010 Glenn Gibson

Some very important cases have come out of the appeal courts in Nova Scotia and Alberta. While the Ontario courts drive significant litigation action, we have terrific legal minds across the country and it’s important to view their arguments before

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To Stack or Not Stack?

September 30, 2010 Jim Tomlinson And Ruby TatlaNeil Gibson

S. 267.5(7) of the Insurance Act:

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Lights, Camera, Damage

September 30, 2010 Neil Gibson

Third party property losses are one of the most difficult and challenging types of claim in the film and television business. A film production is looking for that picture perfect location to match their storyline. Dan, a location manager, scoured