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Advocates pushing for this temporary accident benefit reform

Accident benefits clients who are seriously injured could be running into issues with attendant care benefits because of the social distancing precautions in effect with the COVID-19 pandemic. FAIR Association of Victims for Accident Insurance Reform has heard that some

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How to help construction clients who are no longer deemed “essential services”

Ontario brokers can expect to receive calls from their clients in the province’s construction industry, some of whom were recently de-listed from the province’s essential services list. Under pressure to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario, the province recently

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Key COVID-19 exposures for the Canadian P&C industry: A.M. Best

The Canadian property and casualty industry is well-positioned to withstand the financial pressures exerted by COVID-19, but A.M. Best Company is nevertheless concerned about commercial premiums dropping due to business closures and coverage disputes over business interruption. “In Canadian P&C,

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Veteran broker calls for insurers to offer customers a premium freeze

Saying the Canadian P&C insurance industry can do more to offer relief to consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic, one 40-year industry veteran recommends that insurers offer guaranteed renewals and a premium freeze at 2019 levels. Standard measures focus on a

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Lawsuits filed before two-year anniversary of Broncos bus crash

It’s been almost two years since the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan and with the solemn anniversary comes a closing legal window that has seen several lawsuits filed in court. Sixteen people died and 13 others were injured

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“Dark Clouds on the Horizon” The Impact of Nuclear Verdicts on Canadian liability insurance

It is widely acknowledged that the United States has a more litigious environment than Canada.  However, the rise of recent jury awards in the United States, dubbed “nuclear verdicts”, will have a greater impact on Canadian companies that operate in

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Concussion v. whiplash

What claims experts need to know about assessing low-speed motor vehicle impacts

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Big Moves – Gore CEO Heidi Sevcik to retire

Sevcik was vice president of claims at Gore Mutual  when she succeeded Kevin McNeil as CEO in 2014

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Mind the gap

Is cyber coverage keeping up with the type, frequency and severity of attacks?

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Why home Internet service can pose a problem for brokers during COVID-19

If your brokerage sent its employees home to work on the assumption that all they need is a broadband Internet connection, things might not go as smoothly as planned. Most residential Internet service plans are “asymmetrical,” meaning the speed at

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