Risk Control

Oklahoma House Bill 2473 - Insurance Verification

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed House Bill 2473 into law on April 19. Under the new law, when a motorist is pulled over by a law enforcement official during a traffic stop, the officer must attempt to verify auto...

Another successful forum!

Engineering and Safety Service (E&S ™ ) held our annual E&S Loss Control Executive Forum on April 6–8 in Tampa, Florida, and it was a great success. Forty senior-level loss professionals and guests from more than 30...

Idaho law will penalize insurers who don’t report personal auto policies

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed Senate Bill 1283 into law on March 23. The law authorizes the state to penalize insurers who don’t report new or renewed personal auto insurance policies to the state. This data is loaded...

Illinois registration changes: mailed renewal notices to cease

Due to a budget-saving measure, Illinois drivers will no longer receive vehicle registration renewal notices through the postal service. This will save the state $5.5 million annually, said Illinois Secretary of State...

Louisiana Office of Debt Recovery takes control of lapse in coverage fines process

In October 2015, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles (DMV) issued 1.2 million initial notices to current and former residents informing them of fines owed due to past lapses in insurance coverage on their vehicles....

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...

Four Billion Car Sightings to Inform Investigations

Wouldn’t adjusters relish the chance to know if a claimant’s vehicle had bumper damage before the reported date of the accident? And wouldn’t the claims department be interested to discover that a policyholder with a...

ISO ClaimSearch mobile app update gives users additional functionality

When the ISO ClaimSearch ® mobile app launched in August, it provided users with on-the-go access to Claims Inquiry . Whether at the office or in the field, users can easily tap the app to search the entire ISO...

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...

2016 Claims Preview

"Point of claim" revolution will push fraud analytics upstream Looking ahead to the state of claims in 2016, one of the most significant trends in claims processing will be a new emphasis on information, analytics, an...