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Winter Workshop

Friday February 22, 2019 Lionhead Golf Course & Conference Centre, 8525 Mississauga Road, Brampton, ON


8:45 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:25 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Quantifying Bodily Injury Claims – A Practical Refresher

Presented by: Tim Chapin, General Adjuster at TORW & Prabhdip Dhami, Lawyer with Crawford Legal Service

Practical tips and measures in investigating bodily injury claims will be provided, ranging from information to be gathered and documents to be collected.  Recent case law and reserving measures will be canvassed to complement the audience’s damages assessing knowledge.

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – Coffee Break / Networking

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Changes to the Construction Lien Act

Presented by: Frank Faieta, National Vice President Claims, Specialty Lines – The Guarantee Company of North America

On July 1, 2018, the Province of Ontario passes legislation to amend the Construction Lien Act.  The amended Act is called the Construction Act and is designed to:

  • Modernize the construction lien and holdback rules
  • Help make sure that workers and businesses get paid on time for their work
  • Help make sure payment disputes are addressed quickly and painlessly

11:45 a.m. – 12: 00 p.m. – Coffee Break / Networking

12:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Terrorism and Insurance

Presented by: Sara Runnalls, Vice President and Associate – BFL Canada

Losses resulting from Terrorism are automatically excluded under most Commercial General Liability policies in Canada, however, protection is available.  This session will define what is an act of Terrorism, provide examples of recent events that would no be covered under a Public Sector Property & Casualty Program and explore how coverage can be added back into your program.  The session will end with a discussion of current risk management concerns and best practices.

1:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Networking / Lunch/ Adjournment

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