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.…
How recent court decisions may affect adjusters
CANADIAN MARKET Net income up, loss ratios down Financial results for the Canadian property and casualty insurance sector improved during the first six months of 2012 improved over the same period in 2011, new figures from MSA Research Inc. show.…
Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) president Deborah M. Luthi sees opportunity for creativity in risk management.
Consolidation in the property and casualty insurance industry has had a massive impact on independent adjusters in several ways – claims volume, pricing, national contracts and procurement models. Firms ranging from small shops to regional players to national (or multinational) companies are adapting quickly with a combination of new and proven strategies.
Current research suggests giant earthquakes happen in “clusters,” which may change the way earthquake risk management is approached.
Incoming IBAC president Dale Rempel seeks to cultivate positive relationships with legislators as a key part of nurturing the broker channel.
Credit scoring should be banned throughout Canada, according to more than half (58%) of respondents to www.canadianunderwriter.ca‘s latest online poll. Of the 163 respondents, 42% said “no” to an all-out ban on the use of credit scoring in Canada. Greg…
When Tina Gardiner received the prestigious 2010 Donald M. Stuart Award, she joined the ranks of those she considers to be mentors and teachers.
Canada’s relatively economic stability is attracting new players to the Canadian market.
Insurers looking to make a buck in North American commercial trucking lines should prepare for a number of long-term challenges before taking the plunge.
How red-yellow-green LED technology is helping to change driving behaviours and develop safer drivers.