Property

Data quality is a must for UK—and all—insurers

In January 2016, the European directive known as Solvency II went into effect—and created quite a challenge for European insurers, including those in the United Kingdom. The directive lets financia...

U.K. water main break highlights need for basement information

BBC News Report The Angel Islington is a well-known property in U.K. Monopoly, and if you know the area, it’s a short walk up the Pentonville Road from Kings Cross. Situated on a hill, it’s not an...

Brexit effects on economy hitting U.K. construction costs

Theresa May has indicated she intends to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by the end of March 2017. After that, the United Kingdom has about two years to negotiate withdrawal from the Europe...

Telematics holds the potential for improved safety and lower claims

Americans drove a combined 3.1 trillion miles over 12 months through March 2016. With drivers traveling more miles, the potential for accidents increases. The National Safety Council reported that ...

Four Killer Blockchain Use Cases for Insurance

Is blockchain really a solution in search of a problem ? At first glance, it may appear that way. Aside from developments in the industry loss warranty (ILW) market , clear use cases have been slow...

Are We Missing the Real Blockchain Opportunity for Insurance?

Blockchain has taken the global insurance industry by storm. Insurtech start-ups have begun to probe this emerging technology, and insurers and reinsurers have watched, explored, and tested. So far...

PCS-Mobile now available for Android and iPhone

PCS-Mobile is now available for Android as well as iPhone users. The app gives claims professionals convenient access to real-time information about catastrophes and impending severe weather events...

FireLine Examines the Erskine Wildfire

To date, wildfires in California this season have burned more than 150,000 acres, and—with five major wildfires burning at this writing—that number continues to grow. California seems poised for ye...

FireLine and the Fort McMurray Fire

As of this writing, firefighters are still battling the Fort McMurray fire in Western Canada, and authorities are restricting access to the area. The fire is a major incident, and Verisk’s Property...

PCS launches new enhancements to its mobile app

PCS-Mobile has been updated to give users even more vital information on the go.  The new enhancements allow users to both view and upload photos and videos right from the field during or after...