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  • Seminar Series: Arson and Fire Loss Investigation

  • Course Description

    This seminar introduces participants to, and develops their knowledge of, proper handling of property insurance fire claims with a specific focus on arson investigation. Information and exercises will improve the participants understanding of the importance of consistency in creating and managing case files, and the use of various resources in investigating fire insurance claims.

    The case study allows participants to develop their skills in creating a properly constructed and documented file, examining forensic evidence and negotiating loss payment.

    This seminar consists of nine (9) sections of material delivered in one (1) day.

    Seminar Outline

    Section 1 The Investigation Checklist 45 minutes
    Section 2 File Documentation and Structure 45 minutes
    Section 3 Forensic Examination 60 minutes
    Section 4 Avoiding Bad Faith Actions 60 minutes
    Section 5 Aids to Adjustment 30 minutes
    Section 6 Negotiating Loss Payment 60 minutes
    Section 7 Salvage and Subrogation 30 minutes
    Section 8 Legal Issues and Trends 60 minutes
    Section 9 Case Study 60 minutes


    Continuing Education Credits – ID #3534

    1) Alberta Insurance Council 7.5 hours Adjusters, General Certificates
    2) General Insurance Council of Manitoba 7.5 hours
    3) General Insurance Council of Saskatchewan 0 hours Technical