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Uber Exclusion

The standard auto policy in Ontario has an exclusion for carrying passengers for compensation or hire, and this could lead to denial of claims involving vehicles providing uberX service.



using uber app to call a taxi

UberX, which lets drivers make money from consumers who book rides from apps on their mobile phones, is rapidly gaining popularity. However it raises a number of auto insurance coverage issues due to the taxi exclusion in Ontario's standard auto policy and questions over whether… Continue

Added by Darren Miller on February 8, 2016 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Project Management Simplified E-Book FREE download

free project management simplified ebook download

Project Management Simplified E-Book FREE download



 

 

If you are here then you must have a passion for or connected in some way to the disaster restoration industry.

My purpose for writing this quick to read e-book is to provide…

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Added by Darren Miller on February 8, 2016 at 3:26pm — No Comments

http://insurancerestorationpro.com/app-to-help-customers-have-quicker-environmental-spill-emergency-response-zurich/

Zurich has released a mobile app

designed for qualified customers throughout North America in industries that deal with hazardous materials – meant to help them speed up response to spills requiring emergency environmental clean-up.

Mobile app to help speed up spill response

The Zurich Environmental Emergency Response (ZEER) app is designed for industries, including transportation and manufacturing, where…

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Added by Darren Miller on February 8, 2016 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Insurance Restoration Pro App Download

Insurance Restoration Pro App Download

Well it's taken a few months for it to finally get accepted in the Itunes APP store but here it is. Click hear to download now



Insurance Restoration Pro app

I created this app so it can be in the hands of Adjusters,…

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Added by Darren Miller on January 17, 2016 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Top 10 Insurtech predictions for 2016

TOP 10 INSURTECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2016



In no particular order…

Prediction #1 Lifestyle apps

lifestyle app

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insurers will create lifestyle apps that provide additional consumer value on a continuing basis. Continuous consumer engagement will start to replace price as the key…

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Added by Darren Miller on January 12, 2016 at 4:36pm — No Comments

[video] Emergency Roof Protection

Emergency Roof Protection

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qC4ynfF8JrE&feature=youtu.be



In the aftermath of a hurricane, tornado, severe storm, falling tree limbs, or other cause of roof damage; it’s important to report the damage to your insurance… Continue

Added by Darren Miller on January 4, 2016 at 3:35am — No Comments

Technology and insurance predictions for 2016

 
 

In recent years, we’ve seen major shifts and trends that point to where the insurance industry is headed long-term.

Widespread adoption of mobile technologies is streamlining communication like never before, and unlike past years, the majority of insurance companies’ customer interactions are now happening online without ever speaking face-to-face.

Insurance companies are also fully realizing…

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Added by Darren Miller on December 29, 2015 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Risk Assessments

Do A Risk Assessment

Overview

Good Management Practice

Defining Hazard and Risk

Six Steps

1. Identify the Hazard

2. Identify the Risk

3. Assess the Risk

4. Control the Risk

Hierarchy of Controls

5. Document the Process

6. Monitor and Review…

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Added by Darren Miller on December 25, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Emergency Restoration Tips

NOTE: The following Emergency Tips were compiled by members and staff of the National Institute of Disaster Restoration, based on their wide experience of various types of damage. It is not likely that your situation will require all of these procedures, so apply those which common sense indicates are appropriate.…

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Added by Darren Miller on December 20, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Burst waterline to fridges

Burst waterline to fridges

Have you just renovated your home or purchased a new one and now need to furnish it with appliances?  It’s an exciting time isn’t it?

You get to go out on a nice sunny day, go…

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Added by Darren Miller on October 26, 2015 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Private fire fighting

Hi Everyone, 

Considering how devastating this year was for wildfire damage, are any of the insurance companies considering following the US example of hiring private fire fighting companies to protect their client's assets? This would bring the fire fighting service full circle, as insurance companies were the first to develop fire fighting companies hundreds of years ago before it became a public service. 

I am starting up such a business and looking for some key…

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Added by Kris Liivam on October 9, 2015 at 11:58am — No Comments

Job Posting - Commercial Insurance Advisor, Brampton, ON

Business Insurance Advisor

CCV Insurance & Financial Services Inc. is looking for energetic, self-motivated individuals to join our commercial lines service team at our Brampton office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Account Management & Service of existing clients – including renewal processing, policy changes & claims
  • Commercial Lines New Business – assisting producers…
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Added by Andrea Hadlington on September 1, 2015 at 9:47am — No Comments

Olsen Sottile Insurance Brokers - From 'In-House' to 'Cloud'

Fortify is very excited to announce that we recently migrated one of our clients, Olsen Sottile Insurance Brokers, to our private hosted cloud solution, Virtual Fortify Office 24/7 (VFO247). Here is what Chris Sottile had to share about their migration experience:

"When we made the migration to Fortify’s VFO247 solution, we went home on Friday afternoon and when we came back in on Monday we had a whole new world to explore – our applications, email and whole environment was up and…

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Added by Kayla Burbidge on July 27, 2015 at 11:54am — No Comments

Revolution LGR

                      Revolution LGR dehumidifier

                                                              Rethinking the portable dehumidifer

The Revolution packs state-of-the-art LGR technology into the most compact design ever achieved for the restorative…

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Added by Darren Miller on June 28, 2015 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Google Person Finder

Google Person Finder........What is it and how to use it.

During times of a catastrophic event such as an earthquaketsunamitornado or even terrorist attacks after the smoke settles, what is the very first thing on our mind? Our loved ones.

Where are they? Are they OK?

Well......Google has put together a fantastic tool just for this type of situation.

GOOGLE PERSON…

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Added by Darren Miller on June 28, 2015 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Recruiting for a Bilingual Claims Adjuster

We are recruiting for a BILINGUAL CLAIMS ADJUSTER  located in  Toronto.  Please see our website, www.hcox.ca for details.

Added by Rudy Dabideen on January 21, 2015 at 12:14pm — No Comments

CASUALTY CLAIMS SPECIALIST - Vancouver, Calgary or Edmonton

HCA is recruiting for a CASUALTY CLAIMS SPECIALIST    -  Vancouver, Calgary or Edmonton.  Please see our website, www.hcox.ca for details.

Added by Rudy Dabideen on January 19, 2015 at 7:11pm — No Comments

OPEN JOBS: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO CFO

See www.hcox for details.

Added by Rudy Dabideen on January 5, 2015 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Industry Jobs

has initiated a search for an COMMERCIAL UNDERWRITER. Please see our website, hcox.ca for details.

Added by Rudy Dabideen on January 5, 2015 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Industry Jobs

HCA has initiated a search for an ENVIRONMENTAL UNDERWRITING SPECIALIST. Please see our website, hcox.ca for details.

Added by Rudy Dabideen on January 5, 2015 at 2:40pm — No Comments

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