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Brad Cox, Senior General Adjuster, Global Technical Services, Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc.
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Rail Boom

October 1, 2009 Brad Cox

Rail travel has enjoyed a new renaissance and so, too, might potential rail dangers.

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Taking On Trucks

September 30, 2009 Laura Kupcis

AZ Claims is focused on doing the best job possible when adjusting truck-related claims

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Taking On Trucks

September 30, 2009 Laura Kupcis

AZ Claims is focused on doing the best job possible when adjusting truck-related claims

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The power of BRANDING

October 1, 2008 Alister Campbell, President and CEO, Zurich Canada

Brokers need to appreciate their own brand value is enhanced when they sell the value propositions of good companies with powerful and respected brands.

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Explosive Claims

September 30, 2008 Laura Kupcis

A recent explosion at a propane facility in Toronto has those on site re-evaluating safety protocol behind the caution tape, while insurance companies re-visit the risk associated with low frequency-high severity companies.

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People Business

January 31, 2008 Laura Kupcis

Cunningham Lindsey prides itself on being a great place to work.

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Ontario’s “no fault” insurance bars subrogated tort claims brought by U.S.-based insurers: Appeal Court

October 5, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld that Ontarios no-fault auto insurance regime prohibits all tort actions for recovery of property damage against a negligent party including subrogated claims brought by insurers.In Clarendon National Insurance v. Candow, Signothahack Bounthai, a

Dylan Short
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Pulling Out of WSIB

August 1, 2007 Dylan Short, Manager, Advisory Services, Corporate Underwriting and Safety and Training, Markel Insu

Many trucking companies have incorrectly assumed all owner-operators are qualified to opt out of WSIB coverage. This misunderstanding has proved costly for some.

Patrick Durepos
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Whose Data Is It, Anyways?

June 1, 2007 Patrick Durepos, President, Keal Technology

Insurance brokers have a wealth of client information stored across their operations — in their own broker management systems,on their Web sites and within reports from third-party vendors. But can they use that data effortlessly, and productively?

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Kingsway ‘disappointed’ with Lincoln General results

May 2, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (TSE:KFS, NYSE:KFS) has reported a 2007 Q1 profit of US$19.6 million, compared to US$28.9 million in 2006 Q1.The company’s combined ratio was 105% in 2007 Q1, compared to 96.2% in 2006 Q1.Changes in estimated unpaid claims

Clive Thomson
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Putting the Brakes on Air Brake Failure

May 1, 2007 Clive Thomson, Fleet Technical Product Specialist, Risk Services, Zurich Canada

Education is key to limiting damage and injuries caused by air brake failures in trucks

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MPI invests Cdn$5 million in truck driver training

May 1, 2007 by Canadian Underwriter

Manitoba Public Insurance [MPI] intends to invest Cdn$5 million over the next three years in a training partnership aimed at Manitoba’s commercial trucking business. “Over the next three years, annual injections of Cdn$1.65 million will help up to 750 Manitobans