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Understanding Business Interruption Losses

March 1, 2018 Jay Strano, Managing Director, Crawford Forensic Accounting Services

Prompted by the emergence of new triggers, business interruption remains a top risk according to the 2017 Allianz Risk Barometer, which defines it as “a loss of income that could impair a company’s revenue stream and thus [trigger] a shortfall

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Zombies on the sidewalk

February 28, 2018 Adam Campbell, senior associate, human factors, 30 Forensic Engineering

The science behind ‘Zombie Laws’ and their potential effect on the litigation of pedestrian collisions

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Trojan Horse or Workhorse?

February 26, 2018 Emily Atkins, Editor

Is smart automation a boon or bane?

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Lessons from the field in Fort Mac

January 9, 2018 Kris Rzesnoski, vice-president, business development, Encircle

On May 3, 2016 a massive wildfire swept through the remote Alberta community of Fort McMurray, necessitating the largest wildfire evacuation in Canadian history, with upwards of 88,000 people fleeing their homes. May 3rd was a turning point as well

Heather A. Sanderson, principal, Sanderson Law
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New data requirements will make cyber coverage mandatory

January 7, 2018 Heather Sanderson

Enacted by the European Parliament to simplify business rules for companies operating in the EU market and to strengthen the privacy rights of EU citizens, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect May 25, 2018. When it comes

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Running past the finish line

January 5, 2018 Emily Atkins, Editor

Dan Langer takes on CICMA presidency in retirement

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Fentany – What you need to know if you encounter it

January 4, 2018 Mike Wiebe, Partner & General Manager, Trauma Scene Bio Services

What is fentanyl? Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more toxic. When used legitimately, it is a Schedule II prescription drug and it is typically used to treat

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Insurance implications of marijuana legalization

January 2, 2018 Jennifer Huneault and Jason Arcuri

With legalization of recreational marijuana use slated to take effect in Canada on July 1, 2018, challenge and change is on the horizon. But with change also comes great opportunity, not only for businesses and industries directly involved in the

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Putting the brakes on

January 1, 2018 Emily Atkins, Editor

The second in our two-part series looking at structural problems in Ontario’s and BC’s auto insurance systems.

Glenn Gibson, Chief Executive Officer, Crawford & Company Consulting
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Property Loss Update: The importance of good fire investigation

November 4, 2017 Glenn Gibson and Andrew Eckart

I’ve been writing on topics that impact front-line loss adjusters for over 25 years. I have now expanded things a bit by adding lawyer Andrew Eckart to form a writing team with me. I had the good fortune to have

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A Duty of Care in Medical Exams

November 3, 2017 Danielle Rode, associate, Martin Whalen Hennebury Stamp

The duty of care independent medical examiners owe examinees has undergone a significant shift in Canada in the last 20 years. A recent decision of the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal, Rubens v Sansome, 2017 NLCA 32, confirms independent

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La Plume du Président

November 2, 2017 Monica Kuzyk, President, ACEI

Imaginez qu’un ordre d’évacuation a été émis et que vous avez une heure pour rassembler votre famille, vos provisions d’urgence et pour vous diriger vers une zone de sécurité désignée ou un centre d’évacuation. Qu’emportez-vous lorsque votre vie est menacée?