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Winmar Toronto/Brampton and Gilbertson Davis Emerson boat cruise

October 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

More than 150 guests boarded the Yankee Lady III for a four-hour tour of the Toronto harbour. The third annual event, co-sponsored by Winmar Toronto/Brampton and Gilbertson Davis Emerson LLP, raised $5,000 for Kerry’s Place Autism Services. The cruise, held

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Ontario court criticizes insurer for not inspecting fine art collection prior to binding coverage in fire case

October 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled against awarding punitive damages against Chubb Insurance Company of Canada in a case involving the destruction of a high-end art collection in a 1997 fire. In doing so, however, the court ruling took

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Staying Dry

October 1, 2011 Laura Kupcis

Reducing the risk of basement flooding is a priority for both insurance companies and municipalities.

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The Claims Loop

October 1, 2011 Laura Kupcis

It is essential for independent adjusters to keep everyone involved in the claims process: The insured, the insurer and the broker

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Large Loss

October 1, 2011 Laura Kupcis

When handling large losses, an adjuster must ensure they are not making promises that later cannot be kept

David George Weldon
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Correct Evaluation

August 1, 2011 David George Weldon

Loss size can be dramatically affected through careful consideration of whether the damaged equipment is to be repaired or replaced

Michael S. Teitelbaum
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Subrogated Action

August 1, 2011 Michael S. Teitelbaum

In Zurich Insurance v. Ison T.H. Auto Sales Inc. addresses control of a subrogated action

Grant King, Kern DeCoste, Diane Swinamer, David McKeage
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On the Scene

August 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

FirstOnSite has expanded its Ontario managementteam with three new appointments.Steve Gregg is now district manager of the GTA.Jim Mandeville is now branch manager of Toronto East.Len Perdic has accepted the title of project manager in Hamilton. Kernaghan Adjusters’ held its

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Dougstock III

August 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

Friends, family and colleagues of the late, great Doug Hurlbut came together for Dougstock III — a celebration of his life, friendship and much missed camaraderie. The event, La(r)ger Than Life, was held at the Pilot Tavern on June 3.

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Belfor Cancer Ride

August 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

The Inaugural Belfor Cancer Ride was held on June 24. The industry motorcycle event was organized to help raise funds for the Princess Margaret, Weekend to End Women’s Cancers. The event took riders on a scenic route through Buckhorn and

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Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association

August 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

The Ontario chapter of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA) held its annual golf tournament at the Cardinal Golf Course in Newmarket, Ont. on June 24. This year, 296 golfers participated in the event, raising a total of $26,000

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B.C. changes Insurance Act to protect co-insureds

August 1, 2011 by Claims Canada

B.C. has changed its Insurance Act to protect innocent co-insureds from coverage exclusions if a loss is caused by the criminal act of another person co-insured on the same policy. Based on the wording of the law, a policy exclusion