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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

Albert Poon, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

Message from the President

August 1, 2015 Albert Poon, President, Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association

Consolidation is a fundamental part of today’s property and casualty insurance industry. Recently, there has been a surge of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the marketplace. ACE Ltd’s ‘s $28.3 billion proposal to purchase The Chubb Corp., announced in

Deanna Gilbert, associate, Thomson, Rogers
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Consent Forms: To Sign or Not to Sign?

August 1, 2013 Deanna Gilbert, associate, Thomson, Rogers

It’s a question that is on the rise in insurer examinations


More mergers in Canadian P&C industry

August 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

It’s been a busy summer for mergers and acquisitions in the Canadian p&c insurance industry. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) announced June 10 that it has agreed to acquire The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company from E-L Financial

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On The Scene

April 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

Cunningham Lindsey Canada Claims Services Ltd. (Cunningham Lindsey) President and CEO Rob Seal is pleased to announce the firm’s 90th anniversary in Canada. “March 2013 marks Cunningham Lindsey’s 90th anniversary in Canada, an amazing milestone in our firm’s history,” said


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

Ralph Gottschalk
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On The Scene

February 1, 2013 by Claims Canada

PAUL DAVIS SYSTEMS CANADA, LTD. (PDSC) has added Ralph Gottschalk as the newest franchisee to its network. Ralph will be operating the Paul Davis Systems of Peterborough & Kawartha Lakes franchise providing restoration services to the Peterborough community and surrounding area.   Property


The Big Squeeze

August 1, 2012 Craig Harris

Consolidation in the property and casualty insurance industry has had a massive impact on independent adjusters in several ways – claims volume, pricing, national contracts and procurement models. Firms ranging from small shops to regional players to national (or multinational) companies are adapting quickly with a combination of new and proven strategies.

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Not in Kansas Anymore

April 1, 2012 By Craig Harris

A torrent of tornado activity has highlighted the risk of severe convective storms. While there is some debate over whether twisters are on the rise, the devastating potential for loss of life, injuries and extreme property damage means that the claims response from independent adjusters has to be quick and comprehensive.

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Sustainability: The Social Footprint

August 1, 2011 Luis de Sousa

A claims employee accepts the chance to travel to Vietnam as a volunteer for part of ‘Leave for Change” – an opportunity encouraged by his employer