Data are considered deadly boring so we tried to be clever with the title of this piece. It’s Icelandic for “Are your data accurate?” We hope our choice of language makes the subject sound cool.
Insurers love data with a passion. Some of the stuff is accurate, most is open to varying degrees of interpretation. However, per Clifford Stoll, “Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.” In…Continue
Added by Marc Dubois on August 2, 2011 at 9:57am — No Comments
What a difference 8 years makes!
It seems like just yesterday we we’re losing ground to the franchises that had the financial backing of headquarters to promote and sell their franchisees. If you couldn’t get in to see the decision makers in Toronto it was getting harder and harder to sustain our individual market share, some might even go as far as saying impossible in certain parts of the country.
We we’re consumed with anger, a powerful emotion that fuelled our…Continue
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Canpro Global and King-Reed Merge to Create Canada's Largest National Investigation and Risk Mitigation Firm
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Hello everyone, hope you all enjoyed a wonderful long weekend!
Is anyone attending the Northern Ontario Insurance Brokers Meeting this week in Timmins?
Hope to see you there,
Paul Davis Systems of North Bay…Continue
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Just spent six weeks in Queensland Australia working the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi. Great country with wonderful people. I'm now looking for a new opportunity to keep me busy between now and the start of hurricane season. If you could use the services of a 37 year veteran of the claims industry who is fluently bilingual and proficient in all lines P&C except for auto then drop me a line or call 613-288-8754
Added by Loic Jeanjean on March 29, 2011 at 7:21pm — No Comments
Good morning everyone,
Just a quick shot out to Northern Ontario Brokers, Adjusters & Restoration Contractors.
The IIO is holding a Curling Bonspiel…Continue
Added by Staci-Lynn Brooks on March 29, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments
On March 22, 2011, FSCO quietly released P&C Bulletin No. A-02/11, called "Insurer Rights and Responsibilities to Challenge Questionable or Abusive Claims". The Guideline states that FSCO is trying to identify and respond to actions that are inconsistent with the recent auto reforms of September 1, 2010. Apparently FSCO is also "aware that a small group of service providers and representatives continue to abuse the system."
Some of the issues include treatment providers…Continue
Added by Daniel Strigberger on March 25, 2011 at 10:49pm — No Comments
At a tort discovery, the plaintiff sought particulars of information contained in a signed statement the defendant gave to his insurer. The defendant refused on the basis of litigation privilege. The plaintiff brought a motion seeking an answer to the request for information. The Master denied the request on the basis of litigation privilege. On appeal, the motion judge referred to various cases as authority for the principle that questions on discovery seeking the facts of a party’s case do…Continue
Added by Daniel Strigberger on March 24, 2011 at 3:18pm — No Comments
Made redundant by Aviva Canada at the conclusion of my UK secondment due to "restructuring"......looking forward to some great opportunities to exploit my year of international experience in Commercial Insurance e-trading and broker/insurer data integration..........
Rochon Engineering annouced their NEW website is up and running www.rochons.ca. This coincides with last weeks annoucement of their NEW Ottawa office officially opening April 1, 2011.
Added by Kevin Spiers on March 16, 2011 at 4:04pm — No Comments