The Brick Replacement Services Go On-line With InsuroCity

TORONTO, MARCH 22, 2001 – The Brick has announced that insurance adjusters can have
direct on-line access to their content replacement services through InsuroCity.

The Brick is committed to providing top
quality content replacement solutions to the Insurance Industry and linking with InsuroCity
was the right move for us to make. InsuroCity makes our already highly
efficient replacement process even easier by providing one-click access from an Adjuster’s Desktop
into our powerful Contents Replacement Catalogue,” states Ed Zabukovec of The Brick.

The Brick has the purchasing power, with over 60
locations across Canada, to provide the Insurance Industry with commercial pricing on all
merchandise, and a fully stocked Internet Catalogue to facilitate one-step content replacement claims.

Rob Gow, InsuroCity’s Vice President of
e-Business Solutions sees the P&C Industry moving to embrace the use of on-line
services as integrated parts of the claims process. In fact, Gow states, “The
communication capabilities of the Internet allow an adjuster to seamlessly move from InsuroCity
to preferred suppliers by simply clicking on the corresponding link. InsuroCity
is the tool that connects the parties in the claims process. Just as the phone and fax
have previously connected adjusters with their service providers, InsuroCity
does the same thing, only taking it several steps further, by categorically organizing all
suppliers under one roof, managing the transactions with a rules-driven fully auditable
process, and then automatically recording all communications in a centrally stored claims
journal. InsuroCity does all this in an easy to use package that brings
efficiency and cost savings to the claims process, while at the same time improving
customer service and satisfaction.”

The Brick – Provides full insurance
replacement services with commercial pricing on all merchandise. They offer no charge
quotations on like kind and quality and an Internet catalogue for added convenience. Their
direct billing program offers many benefits including increased fraud protection. With
over 60 locations across Canada, they are prepared to help settle your claim. – A P&C claims processing
site housing all the services required to allow an adjuster to go about their daily
business in a more efficient, convenient, and cost efficient manner, harnessing the
collaborative power of the Internet. InsuroCity was founded by Vital
Innovations Inc., a Waterloo based company that has been developing claims processing
solutions for the insurance industry since 1988.

For additional information, please contact:

Mr. Ed Zabukovec
The Brick
[email protected]
Mr. Robert Gow
Vice President,
[email protected]