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New Telematics Product Gives Adjusters Head Start on Crash Reports

The company that helped make driver safety monitoring ubiquitous among auto insurers is now offering a product that can write accident reports within minutes of a crash. Cambridge Mobile Telematics announced the launch of Claim Studio, an accident reporting system …

Dallas County Tornadoes Caused $2 Billion in Damage, Insurance Council Says

DALLAS — An insurance industry group says the nine tornadoes that struck the Dallas area during a Sunday night outbreak caused an estimated $2 billion in insured losses. The Insurance Council of Texas said the estimate, which it called “pretty …

The Power of Streamlined IT Investment: Simplifying Claims Technology Implementation

In the past decade or so, the world has undergone tremendous technological transformation. For example, in 2008, only 139 million smartphones were sold, compared to 1.56 billion in 2018, according to Statista. In that same year, Uber didn’t exist yet …

Startup Hopes to Carve a Low-Tech Niche with Tools for Claims Adjusters

In any discussion about the latest tools used by claims professionals, terms such as artificial intelligence, telematics and machine learning may come to mind. But the owner of a Kansas City startup is betting what the industry really needs is …

Holiday Season Prime Time for Adjusters to Organize, Review Career Goals

While the holiday season is often bustling for retailers, it can be a quiet time for claims departments. It’s also the best time for adjusters to clean up their desks, settle claims and take stock in their career, said Kevin …

Last Chance to Complete Claims Journal’s 2013 Job & Salary Survey

It’s the last chance for claims professionals to participate in the 2013 Job & Salary Survey. Do you want to know how your salary and benefits stack up against your peers? Are you interested in where your peers work: in …

Audits Plug Claims Leakage Issues

“The intentional and unintentional inefficiencies in the claims process” is how David Tweedy, managing consultant with Albert Risk Management Consultants, defines claims leakage. “People need to pay attention to the small overpayments that in and of themselves mean nothing, but …