Weather Forensic Reports

NetMap to release updated versions of its fraud-fighting product suite

Organized fraud remains one of the property/casualty insurance industry’s greatest challenges, and insurers face a constant struggle to analyze large quantities of data quickly and improve the...

Five Tips for Handling Catastrophe Claims Fraud

With hurricane season right around the corner, memories of Superstorm Sandy remain fresh. Forecasts for storm activity are starting to appear, as they do every April, and it looks as though this ye...

Sandy Claims 230,000 Cars So Far

Claims adjusters have spent the past month working through the damage from Superstorm Sandy, which made landfall in New Jersey. In some areas — specifically, those hit hardest — claims professional...

A Hail of a Problem in Texas

Storms starting with the letter "I" may have ravaged Texas in the recent past , but that only obscures the state’s greatest natural catastrophe threat: hail. The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)...

Lightning Cost per Claim Almost Doubled: Here’s How to Protect Your Capital

Lightning claims present rich opportunities for fraudsters — and the stakes for those claims keep getting higher. According to data from the Insurance Information Institute , the cost per lightning...