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October 1, 2015

No strangers to high risk, insurers implement Verisk solutions

From catastrophes like hurricanes and sinkholes, to managing the risk of house fires, Verisk Insurance Solutions offers a number of ways to address risk.

October 1, 2015

Events rise, losses fall: Q3 2015 catastrophe review

For the first nine months of 2015, insured losses from catastrophe events in North America topped $12.6 billion.

October 1, 2015

Wildfire risk assessment: California’s Butte fire

Almost 600 properties were damaged or destroyed as California’s Butte wildfire ripped through nearly 71,000 acres during the summer of 2015.

September 15, 2015

Assessing destruction caused by California's 2015 wildfires

California's Valley Fire in Middletown, which blazed through 65,000 acres, could be one of the top five costliest in the state's history.

July 1, 2015

2015 a quiet year for North American catastrophe losses (so far)

Seventeen 2nd quarter North America catastrophe events led to $5.3 billion in insured losses, according to Verisk's Property Claim Services.

July 1, 2015

A-PLUS Neighborhood Claims improves loss history insight 

Improve underwriting decisions with data on claims events that may have affected a residence but were never claimed by the property owners.

June 15, 2015

By-peril rating has potential to generate lift for insurers

Many insurers have significant potential to generate lift by aligning rates more closely with underlying risk levels.

June 1, 2015

Key findings from the 2015 Verisk Wildfire Risk Analysis

California leads U.S., with most households at high or extreme risk from wildfires, according to the 2015 Verisk Wildfire Risk Analysis.

April 15, 2015

Adopters of by-peril rating see gain in market share, profitability

Verisk studies show by-peril rating enhances market share and profitability for homeowners insurers.

April 1, 2015

Property-specific data enhances flood risk management

Insurers can better understand property flood risk by surveying exposures and accounting for building characteristics at the point of underwriting.

April 1, 2015

Verisk records 7.5 million fire hydrants in the United States

Verisk GIS database records 7.5 million fire hydrants in the United States, including the precise location and condition of each.

March 15, 2015

Top 10 riskiest states for hail damage exposure

Verisk assessment of hail damage potential using the Hail Damage Score™ reveals top 10 riskiest states for hail damage exposure.

January 1, 2015

2014 catastrophe year in review: Up a little, down a lot

insured losses from North American catastrophe activity

January 1, 2015

The dynamic world of public fire protection

New methodology for Public Protection Classification (PPC) grades will allow resurvey of nearly 48,000 communities every few years.

January 1, 2015

New Verisk LOCATION services offered via electronic delivery

New Verisk LOCATION offerings include Hail Risk Score, Premium Tax Service in Minnesota; and Hawaii Lava and Tsunami services.