Verisk Blog

Verisk's insurance solutions team is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, we provide policy language, tools for fighting fraud, predictive modeling of risk, and much more.

We've created this blog to inform, update, and provide interesting information for our customers and the market overall. A variety of Verisk associates write the blog posts, and we welcome our customers' comments and feedback.

Reference Guide to Florida Verifications

When a crash occurs in Florida, the state sends an FR1/FR100 “Liability” Sanction Verification to the auto insurance carriers of the motorists involved in the incident. Florida advised carriers to confirm coverage for crash verifications if a motorist’s insurance policy meets the state’s minimum liability requirements, even if the VIN is registered in another state.

Oklahoma Plate Scanners

Oklahoma has contracted with the vendor Gatso USA to scan (using cameras) motorists’ license plates to determine whether auto insurance coverage is in place. The plates will be matched against the state’s verification system. If the vehicle is found to be uninsured, the owner will be mailed a citation with a penalty of $184. Motorists who pay the fine will not have a charge of driving without insurance on their permanent record.

New Strategy to Reduce Uninsured Driver Rate

The Insurance Research Council (IRC) estimated Oklahoma’s uninsured driver rate to be 26 percent in 2012, the highest in any state. Though this most recent estimate is five years old, there is little evidence the rate has dropped significantly.

International Women’s Day: Barbara Sohn

We spoke with Barbara Sohn, vice president, corporate marketing at Verisk. Ms. Sohn directs content strategy, messaging, and generation for the company, providing a consistent and visible identity as the “voice” of Verisk.

International Women's Day: Donna Westerman

We spoke with Donna Westerman, head of retail and consumer goods and vice president for consulting at Verisk Maplecroft. Verisk Maplecroft helps organizations optimize and strengthen their risk management processes and supply chains by providing a full-spectrum solution that blends an unparalleled portfolio of global risk analytics with world-leading analysis, real-time locational monitoring, and innovative risk-calculator technology.

International Women's Day: Lynda Logan

We spoke with Lynda Logan, executive vice president of global sales at Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk business. Wood Mackenzie, a global leader in commercial intelligence for the energy and metals and mining industries, provides objective analysis and advice on assets, companies, and markets, giving clients the insight they need to make better strategic decisions.

International Women's Day: Nasim Khoshkhou

We spoke with Nasim Khoshkhou, senior managing director, chief operating officer, and head of client solutions at Argus, a Verisk business. Argus is a leading provider of information, scoring solutions, and advisory services to financial institutions across the globe.

International Women's Day: Tamie Webber

We spoke with Tamie Webber, vice president of product and support at Verisk 3E. Verisk 3E provides data and information services that enable companies to improve compliance with environmental health and safety (EH&S) regulations and supply chain obligations through the entire life cycle of chemicals and products.

Top 2018 priority: Tighter data protection

Last year was a sobering year for cyber risk, with major corporations and government agencies alike hit hard by data breaches and cyberattacks that cost millions of dollars.

ISO ClaimSearch Will Partially Mask PII to SIU-level Users in Claims Inquiry

While data risk mitigation issues continue to emerge in our industry, ISO ClaimSearch is always working to maintain the privacy and security of claims data.