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Oregon Latest State to Eye Abuses with Photo Estimates for Auto Claims

Oregon state regulators say insurance carriers are too often using photo estimates as a means of making low-ball settlement offers to policyholders without a thorough investigation. Insurance Commissioner Andrew Stolfi on Oct. 21 released a proposed draft of a bulletin …

Legacy Carriers Embracing Tech with ‘Human Touch’

CHICAGO — The digital transformation of the insurance industry isn’t just for insurtech startups any more. At Allstate, 60 percent of claims are now filed with a cell phone application that allows policyholders to take photos of the damage, Chief …