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Dash Cam Evidence

April 1, 2016 John Seyler, President, Integrated Insurance Resources Inc.; and Mike Furyk, student-at-law, Blouin Dunn LLP

Onboard cameras can minimize fraud, encourage early settlements and save insurance companies costs

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Loss in Translation

April 1, 2016 Emily Atkins, Editor

Making the complex clear brings satisfaction to Andy Williams and the team at AMG Claims Inc.

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La Plume du Président

April 1, 2016 Fred Plant, president, ACEI

Notre profession est une profession noble; vous devriez être fiers du travail important que vous accomplissez chaque jour, c’est-à-dire d’offrir le produit du secteur de l’assurance de dommages au Canada. L’un des nombreux avantages d’être président national de l’Association canadienne

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Message from the President

April 1, 2016 Fred Plant, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

Ours is a venerable profession and you should be proud of the important work you do, every day, delivering the product of the Property & Casualty Insurance Industry in Canada. As a profession we have a responsibility to determine and

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Challenges in Fire Damage Assessment and Remediation: Forensic Engineering Perspectives

April 1, 2016 Kirsten Hoedlmoser, Chemical and Environmental Engineer and Intermediate Associate, Giffin Koerth Forensic Engineering and Science

Lack of guidelines makes fire remediation a tricky science.

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Are You Keeping Up?

April 1, 2016 Emily Atkins, Editor

The pace of change facing the independent adjuster, along with the entire P&C insurance industry, is blistering. And the risks of not keeping abreast of new developments are high, for small and large firms alike. So where’s an adjuster to turn for advice and education in the brave new world? Turns out there are options; you just have to find the time.

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Monk v. Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Co. (Lindsay): Further Lessons in Policy Language and Interpretation

February 1, 2016 Michael S. Teitelbaum, partner; and Ashley Peacock, associate Hughes Amys

Introduction In Monk v. Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Co. (Lindsay), [2015] ONCA 911, the Court of Appeal reversed the motion judge’s decision1 that the “faulty workmanship” exclusion applied to both direct and indirect damages. The Court ruled that the motion judge’s

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La Plume du Président

February 1, 2016 Fred Plant, president, ACEI

Notre profession est une profession noble; vous devriez être fiers du travail important que vous accomplissez chaque jour, c’est-à-dire d’offrir le produit du secteur de l’assurance de dommages au Canada. La section de l’Ontario de l’Association Canadienne des Experts Indépendants

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Nudging Claimants

February 1, 2016 Craig Harris, Freelance Writer

The field of behavioural economics could have potential applications in insurance claims, fraud deterrence, injury management, driver safety and client service, some experts contend. Led by academics such as Richard Thaler, Cass Sunstein and Dan Ariely, behavioural economics holds that

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Insurance Decisions

February 1, 2016 Chris Dunn, partner; and Josiah MacQuarrie, associate, Dutton Brock LLP

A review of the ten most important insurance coverage cases of 2015

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Future Thinkers

February 1, 2016 by Angela Stelmakowich

Adjusters ready to take on new claims environment. Change, it seems, is the only constant.

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Changing the Environment

February 1, 2016 Emily Atkins, Editor

Pieter Heydenrych is set to adjust environmental claims and move the social needle as well