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Dr. Farhood Nowzartash
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The Cost of Ignorance in Structural Engineering

April 1, 2013 Dr. Farhood Nowzartash

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.

Angela Veri
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Risk and the Older Driver

April 1, 2013 Angela Veri

Why your future caseload may increasingly include clients 50+ years of age

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ORIMS Hosts Christmas Luncheon

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Ontario Chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society (ORIMS) held its Christmas Luncheon on December 13, 2012, at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. More than 700 attended. In all, $8,500 and hundreds of pounds of food were collected for The

This image shows Sandy making landfall at around 8p.m. on October 29. The number of isobars around the low indicate just how low its central pressure wasl the purple areas denote marine warnings over Canadian waters; and the red shows where wind warnings were in effect.
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Superstorm Sandy

February 1, 2013 Geoff Coulson

A Canadian Perspective on the “Hybrid” Hurricane

Glenn Gibson
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“High Stakes” Litigation

February 1, 2013 Glenn Gibson

How a Complex Property Case Went Wrong

Michael S. Teitelbaum
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Delving Into D&O

February 1, 2013 Michael S. Teitelbaum and Hyla Korn

What type of “extrinsic evidence” can be considered on a coverage application?

Scott Broad
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Solar Photovoltaic Systems

February 1, 2013 Dione Scheltus and Scott Broad

An Emerging Claims Field That Adjusters Should Understand

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FSCO lays charges against rehab clinics, individuals

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) laid 84 charges under Ontario’s Insurance Act in mid-January against two Toronto rehabilitation clinics and four individuals alleged to have submitted false invoices to auto insurers. The clinics were each charged with seven counts

Frank Malito
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Rethinking Retirement

February 1, 2013 Frank Malito

Vocational services are increasingly relevant in today’s aging workforce

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Survey shows support for improved claims processes

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Improving the insurance claims process and upgrading or replacing claims systems were among the key focus areas for the majority of insurance claims professionals in the U.S. responding to a survey by Massachusetts-based Trillium Software. Almost 93% of respondents cite

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Examining the Experts

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

For years, courts have expressed concern about the trend of “hired gun” expert witnesses retained by plaintiff or defendant lawyers. Some courts are now applying a higher level of judicial scrutiny to the role of expert witnesses, particularly in cases

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Industry could see more M&A activity

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

The Canadian insurance industry could see more merger and acquisition activity in 2013, in part because of continuing low investment returns, suggests a new outlook report from Aon Risk Solutions. Overall, the market will remain stable in 2013, and insurers