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January 1, 2015

Determining PPC by section/township/range now possible

Verisk LOCATION PPC database allows rural insurers to assign a Public Protection Classification (PPC) code by section/township/range.

October 1, 2014

Insurers embracing by-peril rating structures, predictive analytics

Survey finds majority of large homeowners insurers are incorporating by-peril rating structures, predictive analytics to more closely align premium to risk.

October 1, 2014

Catastrophe review Q3 2014

Verisk’s Property Claim Services (PCS) designated six catastrophe events in the third quarter of 2014, making this the quietest third quarter in the past decade with…

October 1, 2014

AIR Inland Flood Model developed to assess, manage flood risk

AIR Worldwide released a probabilistic inland flood model for the United States to provide underwriters tools for assessing and managing inland flood risk.

October 1, 2014

Property-specific data helps underwriters better assess peril risks

The ISO Risk Analyzer in 360Value helps underwriters assess property-specific peril risks to better project replacement cost estimates.

July 1, 2014

Insights on property claims for hail damage

An analysis of Verisk's A-PLUS property database indicates that 2014 was a better year for hail losses than were the preceding six years.

July 1, 2014

The world's most dangerous country

Neil Spector, president of Verisk Insurance Solutions, interviews Nick Coch, professor at Queens College on geology and natural disaster hazards.

Verisk Expands Hail Analytics To Streamline Risk Management
July 1, 2014

Verisk expands hail analytics to streamline risk management

Hail is a major risk management priority for property insurers, and the new analytics from Verisk help insurers manage hail risk more effectively.

April 1, 2014

Insurer confidence grows with advances in predictive analytics

Advancements in homeowners data and analytics and improved insight into risk are increasing insurer confidence in underwriting.

April 1, 2014

Strong building code enforcement may reduce hail property loss

ISO's Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule identifies communities with strong code enforcement policies, linked to reducing hail property losses.ISO's Building…

April 1, 2014

Catastrophe review Q1 2014

Verisk’s Property Claim Services reports catastrophe activity in the first quarter of 2014 was below average, amounting to $2.2 billion in insured losses.

April 1, 2014

Fire protection by the numbers

Graphs illustrate distribution of ISO Public Protection Classification (PPC) ratings across fire protection areas.

January 1, 2014

Underwriting strategies to reduce hail risk

There are three primary strategies that insurers can implement to manage the risk of future hailstorm losses.

January 1, 2014

2013 year in review: High in catastrophes, low in losses

Verisk’s Property Claim Services review of 2013 catastrophes shows a lack of major hurricanes and frequent thunderstorm activity.

January 1, 2014

2013 Verisk wildfire risk analysis

More than 4.5 million households are at high or extreme risk from wildfire according to a 2013 Verisk Wildfire Risk Analysis.