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Connecticut introduces new auto insurance verification system

The Connecticut Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will implement the new Connecticut Insurance Verification System (CTIVS) in 2015. MV Solutions is developing the system, which will allow the state to identify insuranc...

ISO Short-listed for 2014 British Legal Awards

The ISO Claims Outcome Advisor team in the UK has been shortlisted for the 2014 British Legal Awards . ISO is one of seven finalists in the Supplier of the Year category. The nomination is based on the effectiveness o...

West Virginia insurance verification letter campaign

West Virginia announced that on August 18, 2014, the state kicked off its periodic insurance verification letter campaign. The state sends verification letters to a random sampling of registrants that West Virginia...

Alabama encourages monthly book of business submission

On August 1, 2014, the Alabama Department of Revenue sent a bulletin encouraging insurers to submit a monthly book of business file. The submission will help ensure that Alabama’s Online Insurance Verification System...

Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn approved Bill 5692

Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn approved Bill 5692, also known as the Uninsured Motorist Verification Advisory Committee Act, on July 25, 2014. This bill called for the appointment of an advisory committee that consis...

Rhode Island Automobile Insurance Plan (RIAIP) to report assigned risk

Rhode Island has confirmed that, effective immediately, the Rhode Island Automobile Insurance Plan (RIAIP) will be responsible for reporting all assigned-risk automobile insurance policies directly to the Rhode Island...

Personal and commercial insurance agents can’t ignore data and analytics forever

As an agent handling personal and small commercial lines, perhaps you’re reluctant to invest in advanced data and analytics. More than likely, you’ve done well without those tools. But you could be doing a lot better....

ISO ClaimSearch – A New Vision

We’re excited to announce a major initiative to transform ISO ClaimSearch ® . Today we’re looking to the future with a new vision to improve the system’s functionality, interface, graphics, and more. The new ISO...

Peer-to-Peer Ridesharing: Unwanted exposure or opportunity?

The past few years have seen the rise of so-called transportation network companies (TNCs) such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar. These companies have built technology platforms that enable passengers to request rides from...

Compulsory insurance penalties increase in Louisiana

Effective June 12, 2014, Louisiana House Bill 872 significantly increased penalties for operating a motor vehicle without required insurance and failing to provide required proof of compliance. If an insured meets...