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August 10, 2020

Why Lloyd’s underwriters need to consider casualty disaster scenarios

How Lloyd’s syndicates can identify and measure aggregations of insurance risk.

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August 7, 2020

2020 August preview: Historical catastrophe activity

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is still expected to be a busy one, despite a brief lull in activity after a fast start in May and June. Although the hurricane season…

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August 5, 2020

Fast-spreading Apple Fire spurs evacuations in California

The Apple Fire prompted evacuations as it burned a portion of California’s Riverside County where 98 percent of the area was at high or extreme wildfire risk.

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July 20, 2020

Verisk 2020 wildfire risk analysis keeps pace with growing threat

With wildfire activity off to a quick start in 2020, Verisk’s latest FireLine® Risk Reports are now available to provide timely data on wildfire exposure.

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July 9, 2020

Data helps unmask hail risk, a volatile peril with potentially hidden consequences

A new Verisk white paper, U.S. Hail Damage Insights, examines key topics and data for insurers concerning hail, which can cause damage that goes undetected.

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July 8, 2020

July 2020 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

Last year tied for the second most active July in PCS® history, with seven designated catastrophes, including five wind and thunderstorm events, an earthquake, and a…

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June 22, 2020

Modeling Fundamentals: So You Want to Issue a Cat Bond

In this article Harry White, CEEM, revisits our 2016 primer on the catastrophe bond issuance process to reflect changes in the cat bond market landscape and EES offerings

June 16, 2020

Crews battle fast-moving Bighorn, Mangum, and Bush fires as Arizona sees early start to activity

As the Bighorn Fire in Arizona grows rapidly near Tucson, Verisk’s FireLine wildfire risk management tool guides analysis of risk factors in the fire area.

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June 8, 2020

June 2020 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

According to the forecast, there’s a 69 percent probability that at least one major hurricane (categories 3-5) could make landfall along the entire continental United…

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May 27, 2020

Analyzing 2019 wildfire damage and property exposure

A new Verisk white paper, "Wildfire Risk Insight: An analysis of property exposure and wildfire damage in 2019," examines wildfire from multiple angles.

May 21, 2020

Valdivia Earthquake: The Strongest Ever Recorded

The Valdivia earthquake was a 9.5 Mw - great earthquakes are usually 8.0 Mw. Learn more about the greatest earthquake ever recorded.

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May 11, 2020

May 2020 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

Last year was the most active May in the decade with seven catastrophes totaling more than $5.8 billion in insured losses.

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May 6, 2020

Commercial properties may be shut, but it’s open season for spring flooding

The COVID-19 pandemic has the full attention of commercial insurance policyholders, but an active spring flooding forecast still presents a range of threats.

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April 8, 2020

April 2020 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

With the start of spring, we look ahead to April and warmer weather, which often translates to more wind and thunderstorm activity. PCS® has designated 50 April…

March 5, 2020

As another wildfire season nears, explore best practices now

Recent years’ wildfire activity underscores how dynamic the risk can be as property insurers gear up for the 2020 season. Verisk’s FireLine tool can help.

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