1998

Hurricane Georges' Toll Rises to $2.9 Billion, Up $400 Million from Initial $2.5 Billion Estimate NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 1998— Insurers are expected to pay $2.9 billion to U.S. victims of Hurricane Georges, according to revised estimates of insured property losses by Insurance Services Office, Inc.'s (ISO) Property Claim Services...

ISO Offers Reinsurers a One-Stop Source for Vital Pricing Information NEW YORK, December 7, 1998 — As the soft market challenges reinsurers to keep their prices competitive, Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) is unveiling a package of products to help reinsurers effectively analyze and price risks. ISO's Reinsurer Package combines...

Hurricanes and Wind Storms Drive Property/Casualty Industry's Net Income for First Nine Months Down 15 Percent from Same Period a Year Ago NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 1998 — The U.S. property/casualty insurance industry posted $23.2 billion in net income after tax for the first nine months of 1998, down 15.0...

ISO Offers Insurers a Way to Safeguard Their Internal Information from Year-2000 Glitches NEW YORK, December 4, 1998 — Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) now offers a service to help insurers avoid losing essential pricing information if their internal computer systems fail because of year-2000 problems. ISO's Millennium Report Service...

Insurance Services Office Establishes Data-Management Consulting Practice NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 1998 — Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) has established a data-management consulting practice for insurers and other participants in the property/casualty insurance market. ISO's Data Management Consulting Services enable insurers, reinsurers, independent rating bureaus and regulators to tap into...

Single All-Claims Database and Claim-Analysis Technology Key to Fighting Insurance Fraud, Say Experts at ISO's AISG InsTech98 Conference NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 18, 1998 — A comprehensive industry database of all claims, combined with today's sophisticated claim-analysis technology, are potent weapons in the war against insurance fraud — a $20-billion-a-year property/casualty...

Virtual Insurers Will Thrive in a Wired World, Says Futurist at ISO's AISG InsTech98 Conference NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 16, 1998 — Taking a page from Amazon.com, tomorrow's insurers may become virtual companies that interact electronically with customers, while driving down costs and improving speed to market, a leading business futurist...

AISG InsTech98 Conference: Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, November 16-19, 1998 WHAT: AISG InsTech Conference98: The premier insurance technology forum for the property/casualty insurance industry. Sponsored by Insurance Services Office, Inc.'s (ISO) American Insurance Services Group (AISG) unit, the conference is devoted to technology application issues and solutions. WHERE: Hyatt Regency...

Insurance Services Office to Acquire Insurance Data Resources, a Provider of Information on Workers' Comp NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 1998 — Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) took a major step to enter the market for workers' compensation insurance information by agreeing to acquire an 80-percent interest in Insurance Data Resources,...

ISO Adds Actuarial Product to ISOnet Internet Delivery System NEW YORK, October 22, 1998 — Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) has expanded its product offering over the World Wide Web by adding a key actuarial product to ISOnet ® , ISO's Internet information service for insurance professionals. The new product,...

Futurist and Author Bill Bruck Keynote Speaker at AISG InsTech98 NEW YORK, October 20, 1998 — Futurist and author Dr. Bill Bruck will be the keynote speaker at the AISG InsTech98 Conference in New Orleans, November 16-18. Dr. Bruck, a professor of psychology at Marymount University, Arlington, Va., and a...

Insurers to Pay $3.66 Billion for Third-Quarter Catastrophe Losses, $8.3 Billion for Ninth Months Estimates ISO's Property Claim Services NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 1998 — The U.S. property/casualty insurance industry is expected to pay homeowners and businesses $3.66 billion for this year's third-quarter catastrophe losses, compared with $510 million for...

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