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May 7, 2021

How the hail hazard is affecting property insurance

Confronting hail risk means having an informed strategy and effective tools backed by advanced technology and analytics.

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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.

Wintry Weather
March 20, 2019

Wintry chill bites supply chain

Effects from prolonged stretches of sub-freezing temperatures could cause production delays for suppliers across multiple industries.

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March 8, 2019

AER and team demonstrate benefits of using machine learning in subseasonal-to-seasonal forecasting

A team from Verisk's Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Microsoft Research, and Stanford University published an…

February 5, 2019

Disruption of the polar vortex creates winter whiplash

A warming climate is producing warm extremes in all seasons, and in sharp contrast to the historical cold at the end of January, the first full week of February ushered…

Pcs June Catastrophe Forecast
June 1, 2018

June 2018 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

We could see a slightly above-average Atlantic Basin 2018 hurricane season, after last year’s major hurricanes in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico.

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May 1, 2018

May 2018 Preview: Historical catastrophe activity

Over the past decade, the month of May averaged four catastrophes, according to Verisk's Property Claim Services (PCS).

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April 4, 2018

April 2018 preview: Historical catastrophe activity

With parts of the United States still reeling from winter storms in March, Verisk's PCS looks ahead to April. Though overall tornadic activity typically peaks in May and…

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April 4, 2018

A handle on hail: Measuring a volatile risk

A new Verisk white paper, Hail: The Hidden Risk, examines key challenges for insurers, which include measuring the risk and detecting past damage.

Aer Polar Vortex
March 9, 2018

Splitting the polar vortex: Is the globe spinning the wrong way?

Europe and North America experienced cold Arctic winds, while it was relatively balmy at the North Pole. Blame it on the splitting of the Polar Vortex.

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February 2, 2018

P/C insurers see $22.4 billion drop in net income

The private U.S. property/casualty insurance industry saw its net income after taxes drop to $22.4 billion in nine-months 2017.

Pcs Winter Forecast
January 8, 2018

January 2018 preview: historical catastrophe activity

With winter underway, Verisk's PCS® looks ahead to January catastrophe event risks. PCS has designated 17 catastrophes during the month of January between 2008 and 2017.…

Aers Winter Forecast
December 21, 2017

AER winter forecast predicts cold in northern and eastern U.S., mild in southwest

The 2017-18 winter forecast from Verisk’s Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) shows below-normal temperatures for the northern and eastern United States, with…

360value Reconstrucion Costs
November 7, 2017

Hurricanes drive demand surge in reconstruction costs

At the U.S. national level, reconstruction costs spiked in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, according to Verisk's 360Value® Quarterly Cost Update on reconstruction…

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October 27, 2017

Residential wind and surge damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma

Verisk's AIR Worldwide team surveyed areas around downtown Miami and the Florida Keys to understand the nature and intensity of wind and storm surge damage from Hurricane…