Risk Management

Tennessee prepares to release EIVS error files

Tennessee is gearing up for the release of Electronic Insurance Verification System (EIVS) error files to insurers who previously submitted their book of business (BoB) with the state. Business Information Systems, th...

August 2016 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

Traditionally, hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. While forecasters have generally predicted a near-normal hurricane season for this year, there have been a small number of unusual storms thus far....

Traumatic brain injury deaths highest for small company construction workers

As you might imagine, the construction industry has the greatest number of both fatal and nonfatal traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in U.S. workplaces. A total of 2,210 construction workers died because of a TBI from...

July 2016 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

Taking a look at significant weather activity in 2016 to date, we saw a rare January hurricane, Alex, as well as Tropical Storm Bonnie in May. June started the Atlantic hurricane season. In that month, Tropical Storm...

Automatic license plate readers approved in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed Senate Bill 359 into law on June 6. The new law permits the use of automatic license plate reader systems by law enforcement officials, who will also have access to the state’s...

Education + Marketing = Better Loss Control + Customer Retention

In today’s competitive landscape, it’s critical for insurers to keep loss costs under control—not only through fast, fair, and consistent claims resolution but also by helping to reduce the number of claims. Educating...

June 2016 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Although forecasters predict average activity for this year, we’ve already experienced the first tropical event of the season, Hurricane Alex—unusual...

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 Claim Services ® (P...

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 catastrophes. The...

New law updates Maryland insurance identification card requirement

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed identical bills, Senate Bill 544 and House Bill 720 , into law on May 10. The consolidated law requires an insured driver operating a vehicle registered in Maryland to possess an...