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DKI Canada appoints business development director

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Ken Tucker, CEO of DKI Canada, and Mike Foley of Foley Restoration DKI are pleased to announce Adam Tzarik as the Director of Business Development – Central Region. Adam has spent the past 8 years working with Foley Restoration DKI

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AIG retires Chartis brand

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) announced today that effective July 1, 2013, the Chartis brand was retired in Canada and that the AIG Property Casualty insurance business in Canada will operate as AIG Insurance Company of Canada (“AIG Canada”)

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CARSTAR launches new campaign

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

With nearly 10 million square kilometres and close to one million kilometres of road to call home, Canadians are no strangers to the draw of the open road and to the significant role that a car can play in our

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First General Ottawa owners presented with Golden Flame award

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Owners of First General Ottawa, Richard Crate and Gerry Denomme were pleased to be presented with a Gold Flame plaque by WICC in recognition of their continued generous support over the past three years. First General Ottawa was presented with

Jason Guihan, environmental technologist,  Giffin Koerth Inc.
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Rethinking the Retrofit

August 1, 2013 Jason Guihan

Who pays for damages caused by ill-conceived home/building energy retrofits?

Dr. Jason Mazzarella, specialist, chronic pain
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Contending with Chronic Pain

August 1, 2013 Dr. Jason Mazzarella

Surveys find two-thirds of professionals find pain is not well managed, and insurance companies face challenges when trying to quickly resolve motor vehicle accident claims involving complaints of chronic pain.

Keith Stephen, environmental engineer, Giffin Koerth Inc.
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Varied Facets of a Fire Loss

June 1, 2013 Keith Stephen

The key environmental, health and safety considerations in the event of a property fire claim

Kadey B.J. Schultz, partner, Hughes Amys LLP
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MIG: Gone with the wind?

June 1, 2013 Kadey B.J. Schultz, Jason Frost and Joy Stothers

In a ruling in favour of Lenworth Scarlett, an arbitrator for the Financial Services Commission of Ontario released the first decision in consideration of the Minor Injury Guideline (MIG) of the province’s automobile insurance regulation.

David Borthwick, president, Accessible Solutions Inc.
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Team Approach

June 1, 2013 David Borthwick

Before carrying out modifications on the home of a catastrophically impaired motor vehicle accident victim, you need an assessment from both an occupational therapist and a housing expert.

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OSFI release final earthquake exposure guideline

April 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released the final revised version of its Earthquake Exposure Sound Practices (Guidelines B-9) in late February, following public consultations that began last August. The revised guideline comes from a working group

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Testing the Waters

April 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The challenges of environmental insurance

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Auto collision repair costs to increase: report

April 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Software maker Mitchell International Inc. recently released predictions for the property and casualty insurance and automotive repair industries, forecasting lower prices for recycled parts, an overall increase in the cost to repair damaged vehicles and an increased demand for cloud