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Uniban Canada and Desjardins Insurance renew 12-year technological agreement

Laval, QC (Feb. 15, 2018) – Uniban Canada is pleased to announce the renewal of a substantial 12-year agreement with Desjardins Insurance for the use of the Conversense portal, Uniban’s automotive glass claims management system. Desjardins Insurance’s proven expertise, combined with Uniban’s know-how and their Conversense platform, reduce customers’ wait time and simplify the claims… Read more »

Costliest year on record for weather disasters with USD344 billion global economic loss in 2017

Aon catastrophe report: All natural disasters cost USD353 billion, with insurance industry in position to handle high volume of claims payouts and explore future growth to build resilience in underinsured regions Chicago, IL (Jan. 24, 2018) – Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team, has launched its Weather, Climate & Catastrophe Insight: 2017 Annual… Read more »

iA Financial Group launches an innovative online claims service

Quebec City, QC (Jan. 11, 2018) – iA Financial Group launches its innovative and unparalleled individual insurance online claims service. This fully digital solution makes it possible to not only file life, disability and critical illness insurance claims online but to also track them in real time. “This new online claims function is a simple,… Read more »

Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. Makes Strategic InsurTech Investment

Toronto, ON (Jan. 10, 2018) – Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc. is pleased to formally announce that it has invested in a software solution designed to assist in the management of independent contractors. The investment is part of Crawford’s commitment to provide customers with modern solutions that address business needs as it carries out its… Read more »

Symbility Integrates SkyMeasure By CoreLogic

Toronto, ON (Jan. 9, 2018) – Symbility Solutions Inc (“Symbility”) (TSX.V:SY), a global software company focused on modernizing the insurance industry, has introduced a new functionality to the Claims Management Cloud Platform teaming up with CoreLogic®, a leading property information, analytics and solutions provider; to deliver integrated access to SkyMeasure™ Roof Reports. SkyMeasure provides advanced… Read more »

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Accident Support Services Challenges Auto Claim Settlement Times

A 2018 ICTA nomination Toronto, ON (Jan. 5, 2018) – The addition of a built-in damage estimator tool to CROMS has enhanced the application’s value to participating insurance companies. It has automated the process for ASSI counselors to eliminate manual estimates of the damage. Counselors now record the severity of the damage to the vehicle noting… Read more »

Preliminary sigma estimates for 2017: global insured losses of USD 136 billion are third highest on sigma records

20 DECEMBER 2017, ZURICH Total economic losses from natural and man-made disasters in 2017 are estimated to be USD 306 billion, up from USD 188 billion in 2016 Global insured losses from catastrophes in 2017 are estimated to be USD 136 billion, the third highest on sigma records The US was hardest hit, including by… Read more »

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Peace Hills Invests in Performance-Managed Property Claims with Contractor Connection

Kitchener, ON (Dec. 12, 2017) – Contractor Connection®, a division of Crawford & Company (Canada) Inc., and the leading global contractor managed repair provider for consumers in need of property repairs after an insurance claim, today announced its partnership with Western Canadian insurer Peace Hills General Insurance Company (Peace Hills). Contractor Connection® manages a vast… Read more »

CCC Launches CCC™ X Connected Data Exchange

Announces 14 new companies are lined up to join its already expansive network, contributing and leveraging connected data across the broader CCC community Chicago, IL (Dec. 6, 2017) – CCC Information Services Inc. and its affiliates (CCC) announced today the general availability of CCC™ X, a data exchange that helps convert connected data into actionable… Read more »

Sedgwick to acquire Cunningham Lindsey

Memphis, Tenn. (Dec. 6, 2017) – Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk and benefits solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Cunningham Lindsey, a global loss adjusting, claims management and risk solutions firm. An industry pioneer with 100 years of experience, Cunningham Lindsey assists businesses, insurance companies, brokers and… Read more »