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The obligation to defend additional insureds

May 5, 2018 Talaal Bond, partner, Matthews Abogado LLP

It was snowing heavily on February 8, 2013 when Antonio Carneiro Jr. drove his car downhill on Brock Rd. near Pickering, Ontario. He lost control. His vehicle slid into the path of an oncoming vehicle at the intersection with Whitevale

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Rise of the Machines

May 3, 2018 Mazen Habash, president and consulting forensic engineer, Origin and Cause

Appliance Fire and Flood Claims – Part 1

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Sharing the Road

May 1, 2018 Emily Atkins, Editor

Who will be in charge as autonomous vehicles and human-driven cars operate side by side on our highways?

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Restoration Myth-Busting: Three-day Drying

March 5, 2018 Kris Rzesnoski, vice-president, business development, Encircle

Insurance carriers could dramatically improve cycle time, profitability and improve customer service if they abandon misinformation about restorative drying. It has been nine years since one of the world’s leading restoration minds wrote the article “The three-day drying myth.” By

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Message from the President

March 4, 2018 Monica Kuzyk, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association

How upcoming Ontario election impacts auto insurance

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La Plume du Président

March 4, 2018 Monica Kuzyk, President, ACEI

Nous ne nous qu’à quelques semaines des élections provinciales ontariennes. Les libéraux de l’Ontario sont au pouvoir depuis près de 15 ans. Selon un article de la CBC publié en 2017, seulement trois partis provinciaux sont restés au pouvoir plus

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Claims, Interrupted

March 3, 2018 Shane Swinson, SVP, insurance portfolio, FirstOnSite Restoration

Why a new breed of storms paves a new course for claims managers

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Understanding Business Interruption Losses

March 1, 2018 Jay Strano, Managing Director, Crawford Forensic Accounting Services

Prompted by the emergence of new triggers, business interruption remains a top risk according to the 2017 Allianz Risk Barometer, which defines it as “a loss of income that could impair a company’s revenue stream and thus [trigger] a shortfall

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Zombies on the sidewalk

February 28, 2018 Adam Campbell, senior associate, human factors, 30 Forensic Engineering

The science behind ‘Zombie Laws’ and their potential effect on the litigation of pedestrian collisions

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Small is Beautiful

February 27, 2018 Emily Atkins, Editor

It’s fair to say that Nick Stagliano and Scott Mastromatteo dislike bureaucracy. In fact, their need to get out from under the load of meetings, paperwork and layers of management was a principal motivator in the founding of NSA Claims.

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Trojan Horse or Workhorse?

February 26, 2018 Emily Atkins, Editor

Is smart automation a boon or bane?

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Lessons from the field in Fort Mac

January 9, 2018 Kris Rzesnoski, vice-president, business development, Encircle

On May 3, 2016 a massive wildfire swept through the remote Alberta community of Fort McMurray, necessitating the largest wildfire evacuation in Canadian history, with upwards of 88,000 people fleeing their homes. May 3rd was a turning point as well