Despite some well documented natural disaster events during the first half of 2014, data show that losses from both an economic and insured perspective were each below their recent averages.
“When they told me what had been taken, it was heart-breaking. It’s one of those things that insurance can’t cover and you can’t replace it.” Const. Michael Roblin
A class action lawsuit brought on behalf of some 21,000 Apple Inc. employees who worked in Apple Stores and call centers accuses the company of breaking California labor laws by withholding timely meal and rest breaks.
The Ontario Court of Justice found Ontario Rehab Center guilty on both counts and imposed the maximum fine of $100,000 on each of the charges, for a total of $200,000 in fines.
Once again, CareerCast.com, through a variety of metrics, has compiled their list of the ten best jobs for 2014. And wouldn’t you know it, an insurance-related job cracked the top 5!
Here are the top ten countries with the largest gold reserves. The G6 nations combined are the highest single-organization holder of gold in the world, while the International Monetary Fund is ranked number three with 2,814 tonnes
Action taken to protect safety and financial security of consumers
Your insurer compares potential repair costs to your vehicle’s actual cash value to estimate its total loss ratio, also called damage ratio.
Driving is particularly risky for new drivers because they lack experience. Not only are they more prone to crash but on average, 18 per cent of crashes involving young drivers result in an injury or fatality.
Compiled by Patricia L. Harman, PropertyCasualty360 Medical Insurance Fraud Vi Nguyen, Theresa Fisher and Lindsey Hardgraves were indicted on multiple counts of mail fraud by a federal grand jury in Orange County, California, for a scheme that involved billing insurers more than $50 million worth of cosmetic surgery claims. According to a report in the […]
The legal battle over Manitoba’s sales tax increase appears set to continue, with the NDP government and Tory Opposition leaving the door open to more court action. Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister had not yet fully read the 15-page court ruling, issued July 18, 2014, which upheld the tax hike. He said an appeal is […]
The quick introduction of Bill 15 is a very strong message from the Wynne government that it is serious about reducing fraud and the high costs in Ontario’s current auto insurance system.
The RCMP have laid charges of fraud and breach of trust against suspended senator Mike Duffy. Here is an updated timeline of events in the Senate expenses scandal: June 13, 2012: Auditor general Michael Ferguson releases a study of Senate expense claims; in some cases Senate administration didn’t have the right documents to support claims […]
Criminals who stage car crashes are taking their game to another level. Investigators say organized groups are not only staging collisions, but are also gaining access to medical clinics to cash in on the lucrative phoney insurance treatment payouts. Rick Dubin, VP of the Insurance Bureau of Canada’s Investigative Services, says they’ve seen a definite […]
Rogers received almost 175,000 requests for customer information from government and police agencies last year.
House fires injure or kill thousands of Americans every year and now they are more likely to burn faster than ever. A new report found fires spread more quickly in newer homes and homes with newer products and materials – giving people less time to escape.