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Appraisals, Water Damage Fraud Among ‘New Normals’ Discussed at PLRB

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The use of appraisals to resolve insurance claims disputes is the new normal, even though insurers don’t trust the process to bring about a fair result, an attorney and a claims examiner said Monday during the …

Iowa Town Working to Buy More Homes in Flood Plain

BETTENDORF, Iowa — The city of Bettendorf has been awarded a $2.2 million federal grant that, coupled with state and city contributions, will make $2.95 million available to buy out up to 22 homeowners in the flood plain along Duck …

Viewpoint: Streamlining Claims Processing with Intelligent Process Automation

In recent years, the insurance industry has seen an influx of new market entrants seeking to disrupt and reinvent specific business segments by launching new products and services free of the expense and overhead of “traditional” players. These digital “insuretechs” …