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Claims Adjusters: Beware of Jumping to Conclusions!The Discipline committee of the ChAD was asked to rule on the duty of a claims adjuster (the respondent) to act with objectivity and fairness when settling a claim. http://chad.ca/en/members/professional-practice/industry/claims-adjustment/466/claims-adjusters-beware-of-jumping-to-conclusionsClaims Adjusters: Beware of Jumping to Conclusions!The Discipline committee of the ChAD was asked to rule on the duty of a claims adjuster (the respondent) to act with objectivity and fairness when settling a claim.
Look before you leap or face disciplinary sanctionsAn adjuster harmed his client’s interests by using false pretences to reduce the compensation she should have received.http://chad.ca/en/members/professional-practice/industry/claims-adjustment/178/look-before-you-leap-or-face-disciplinary-sanctionsLook before you leap or face disciplinary sanctionsAn adjuster harmed his client’s interests by using false pretences to reduce the compensation she should have received.
Notion of insurable interest: A decision “of interest” from the Quebec Court of AppealThe notion of insurable interest is fundamental to insurance law as it is at the very heart of the validity of this contract.http://chad.ca/en/members/professional-practice/industry/claims-adjustment/179/notion-of-insurable-interest-a-decision-of-interest-from-the-quebec-court-oNotion of insurable interest: A decision “of interest” from the Quebec Court of AppealThe notion of insurable interest is fundamental to insurance law as it is at the very heart of the validity of this contract.
“Save what can be saved” or the insured’s obligation to minimize damagesA recent judgment of the Court of Appeal confirms the insured’s obligation to minimize damages, thus confirming the first instance judgment and a previous judgment of the Court of Appeal regarding the scope and characteristics of this obligation.http://chad.ca/en/members/professional-practice/industry/claims-adjustment/518/save-what-can-be-saved-or-the-insureds-obligation-to-minimize-damages“Save what can be saved” or the insured’s obligation to minimize damagesA recent judgment of the Court of Appeal confirms the insured’s obligation to minimize damages, thus confirming the first instance judgment and a previous judgment of the Court of Appeal regarding the scope and characteristics of this obligation.
The application of the “continuous trigger” theory in Quebec lawA few short months ago, the “continuous trigger” theory was virtually unknown to Quebec litigators.http://chad.ca/en/members/professional-practice/industry/claims-adjustment/438/the-application-of-the-continuous-trigger-theory-in-quebec-lawThe application of the “continuous trigger” theory in Quebec lawA few short months ago, the “continuous trigger” theory was virtually unknown to Quebec litigators.
The insured’s obligation to cooperateIn order to be indemnified, the insured has, toward his insurer in the course of the latter’s investigation, the obligation to cooperate.http://chad.ca/en/members/professional-practice/industry/claims-adjustment/177/the-insureds-obligation-to-cooperateThe insured’s obligation to cooperateIn order to be indemnified, the insured has, toward his insurer in the course of the latter’s investigation, the obligation to cooperate.