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Remembering Lincoln Alexander

Last week Ontario had lost a great man. As most of you know by now former lieutenant-governor Lincoln Alexander or Linc as some may know him passed away on October 19th 2012. Lincoln was a pioneer in racial equality in Canada, and was the first black man in the country to become a lieutenant-governor. Lincoln was 90 when he passed. Lincoln ‘s family was originally from Jamaica but they had moved to Canada before Lincoln was born. He then went to school in Toronto at Earl Grey Junior High and Riverdale Collegiate. Mr. Alexander served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a corporal in the Second World War and graduated from Osgoode Law School in 1953. Mr Alexander then became the first Black Member of Parliament in Canada. He was Federal Minister of Labour in 1979, and served in the…read more →

Four Ways To Get The Latest Information

Did you know that you can now follow Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers located in Hamilton Ontario?  That’s right you will now be able to interact directly with the professionals at Dan Lawrie Insurance so you can give us feedback on how we can improve our products. In addition, by using these trusted social media sites we will be able to increase our communication regarding various topics of interest to you. If you are a member of these sites, you can join us on Facebook,  LinkedIn and Twitter. When you follow us on one of these sites you will have assess to our world class newsletter as well as up-to-date insurance information that pertains to your everyday life. Not only can you follow us on one of the listed social sites but you can also subscribe to our blog. simply put your email in the box below and…read more →

Insurance For Your Halloween Costumes

Taken From: Property and Casualty 360 By: Shannon Frech Gone are the days when a sheet with two holes for eyes constituted a costume. Those trying to circumvent the expense of Halloween by making their own costumes should use common sense around hazards like candles or fireplaces and be sure to read all manufacturer warnings. Susan and Frank Ferlito attended a Halloween party dressed as Little Bo Peep and one of her sheep. Frank lit a cigarette and ignited his sheep costume, which was constructed from Johnson & Johnson cotton balls. A jury found the couple 50 percent at fault, but still awarded the Ferlitos a combined $625,000 in Ferlito v. Johnson & Johnson. The district court granted Johnson & Johnson’s motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict. On appeal, the court affirmed the district court’s decision to set aside the jury verdict, and noted…read more →

Are You Planning a Halloween Party?

Taken From: Property and Casualty 360 By: Shannon Frech As you all know Halloween is full of tricks or all sorts as well as its treats. That’s why Dan Lawrie Insurances Brokers located in Hamilton, Ontario would like to tell you a few stories of the top five lawsuits that have happened in the month of October over the past few years. Keep in mind that these have actually happened and can happen to you. Megan Duskey went to the “Haunted Hotel Ball” hosted by Palmer House Hilton in Chicago in 2010. Instead of a fun night with friends, Megan fell four floors to her death after attempting to slide down a railing and suffering head trauma. Her parents filed suit in July of this year, alleging negligence on the part of Palmer House Hilton as well as the event companies hosting the party. The suit claims that…read more →

Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers Wants You!

Hey Hamilton Ontario, did you know that Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers are currently looking for someone to join the Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers team? That’s right you can now the fast pace world of insurance. All you need to do is send your resume to us and we will set up an interview with you. We have listed our current job openings below. Don’t forget to check back and see all of our new job openings here and all of our social sites. Personal Lines Customer Service We are currently looking for a Personal Lines Customer Service Representative (CSR) with a minimum of 3 year’s experience, RIBO licensed and a desire to continue their insurance career in a highly energetic, professional and positive environment.The successful candidate must have a strong work ethic and organizational skills, be a team player and have the ability to…read more →

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