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Claims Canada - August/September 2015


Lessons from below
Subsurface construction, such as shoring walls, can present clients and adjusters with unexpected exposures.

Contract, Conflict and Subrogation
The law of the jurisdiction plays a key role in insurance contract interpretation and rights of recovery.

Starting Points
Pre-accident health status and earnings form the foundation of damages quantification in personal injury claims.


Cover Feature

The Bigger They Come
Complex losses frequently necessitate the use of forensic experts, namely engineers. Even for seasoned adjusters, issues such as causation, coverage and surrounding circumstances may be too complicated in certain claims scenarios. That's when they need to tap into the expertise of forensic specialists. Clear lines of communication, well-preserved evidence and as much advance notice as possible are the keys to the right working relationship, according to several forensic engineers.