property inspections News

Best Inspection Program Incorporates Ground, Aerial Imagery

Dorado, Puerto Rico, Feb. 13, 2018–Blue roofs are visible in the town of Villa Santa in the municipality of Dorado. FEMA/K.C. Wilsey While aerial imagery offers the broadest range of images with the highest refresh rates, it isn’t usually at …

Drone Inspection Programs Offer Safety, Cost Saving Benefits

Insurers are increasingly using drones to inspect property damage, according to Cory Shelton, head of UAV Technology at Geomni, a Verisk business. In a recent interview with Claims Journal, he explained the pros and cons of using drones for property …

New Drone Analytics Product Offers Faster Processing of Homeowners Claims

A drone combined with analytics offers insurers a way to not only inspect and investigate claims but also process them. US DataWing Aerial Analytics incorporates data and images captured by a drone using a proprietary algorithm – a set of …

A Bird’s Eye View of Visual Underwriting

How the Initial Inspection Can Improve Claims Results and an Insurer’s Bottom Line The last 20 years have been difficult for homeowner property insurance writers. Since 1993, they have experienced only four profitable year’s industry wide, according to A.M. Best …

Late-Breaking Aerial Data Capabilities Offer New Approach to Property Claims Handling

A recent analysis by Xactware reveals that its claims assignment and management network processed more than 1.8 million estimates for roof repairs in 2012 — roughly 34 percent of the total number of estimates received for the year. The results …