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Immobilizing Auto Theft

May 1, 2011 Anthony Mannella, sales and marketing manager, Ontario Security Solutions

Success in installing immobilizer technology to prevent vehicle theft in Manitoba could be replicated elsewhere in Canada, with the right incentives from insurers.

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Defining Minor Injury

September 30, 2010 Laura Kupcis

The Minor Injury Guideline has created more defined parameters as to what constitutes a minor injury, but existing escape valves could prove to be an issue for insurers.

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Adjusting Claims for Seniors

September 30, 2010 Jon Brewer

Right now, the first wave of baby boomers are approaching their mid-sixties. It is estimated that roughly 20 per cent of Canada’s population will be over 65 by 2030. Seniors are more independent and active than ever before. They remain

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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


Anatomy of a Liar

April 1, 2010 Donna Ford

Insurance Institute of Ontario Seminar; A person’s speech pattern and/or behavioural mannerisms often indicate when he or she is attempting to present an alternate — read: false — reality to their insurers.

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Message from the President (April 01, 2010)

March 31, 2010 Patti Kernaghan

I am very pleased to report that the CIAA strategic planning initiatives are taking shape. By the time this message goes to print, some of our absolutely key projects will be underway and we will soon deliver some important changes


Variations on a Theme

January 1, 2010 David Gambrill, Editor

OIAA president Norman McGlashan entered the claims business on a promise of variety, but when it comes to serious auto claims, he’s hearing variations on a theme.

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Absence Of Malice

January 1, 2010 James (Jamie) E. Dunn

How to investigate suspicious claims without drawing accusations of “bad faith.”


Facing the Facts on Facebook

January 1, 2010 John Young & Jennifer M. Malchuk

Courts across the country are defining how insurers may use plaintiffs’ Facebook pages to investigate potentially fraudulent claims.


Stretching the Role of Risk Management

August 1, 2009 David Gambrill, Editor

Terry Fleming, who is likely to become RIMS president in January 2010, is open to the idea of risk management expanding beyond its traditional frontiers.

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Property Loss Update (August 01, 2009)

July 31, 2009 Glenn Gibson

As a loss adjuster, you do not have a second chance to do things right. Your performance on every file you handle has the potential to end up in a court of law. To stay out of trouble and deliver