Sanford Brown

Sanford Brown

Sanford Brown is the director of product development at Verisk – insurance solutions.

March Madness and Workers’ Compensation

March Madness, that phenomenon that grips the national sports psyche, is now in its final stretch. Over the past few weeks, I’ve seen some incredible college basketball games. Even though I was out of the office pool ...

Solving a problem before it’s a problem

Insurance trades, blogs, and websites devote a great deal of space to addressing two critical issues related to the risks associated with writing workers' compensation policies: claims costs and medical fraud. Claiman...

Don’t take workers' compensation applications at face value

Do you take a workers' compensation insurance application at face value? Or do you thoroughly research the applicant’s information, verify data fields, look at photos of the property, find out where the nearest...

A conversation on perils, incidents, and risk assessment

Educators say humans learn through a combination of perception and memory using three different methods: visual, auditory, and experiential. Each of us learns through a mix of the three methods that suits us best. Eve...

Accurate risk information: A challenge for commercial property insurance portfolios

There are millions of commercial properties in the United States, and insurance underwriters acquire information on them from multiple channels and sources to assess risk. Unfortunately, not all the data is precise. I...