AM Best Posts Webinar Highlights for “What the Hail? For Home Insurers, Getting the Roof Right Has Never Been More Important”

OLDWICK, NJ–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Viewers can access highlights from a AM Best webinar sponsored by LexisNexis Risk Solutions to learn about the new methods the home insurance industry is adopting to manage roof risk.

Panel members include:

  • Erin Oswalt, Director, Home Solutions, LexisNexis Risk Solutions;

  • Peter Drogan, FCAS, senior vice president and chief actuary, Amica Mutual Insurance Company;

  • dr. Tanya Brown-Giammanco, director of research, Insurance Institute of Business and Home Safety (IBHS); and

  • Neil Pearson, Chief Strategy Officer, Arturo AI.

The video-based interactive presentation is available here. The webinar is organized into the following standalone segments:

  • Why hail is an increasing danger

  • A good image is perhaps the most effective risk manager.

  • Get a clear picture of roof damage.

  • Measuring roof health is increasingly a matter of data, not opinion.

  • Remote sensors can provide better estimates of claims.

  • Cameras are becoming important data sources.

  • Commercial roofs carry unique risks.

  • Measuring roof exposures.

  • Databases of historical claims add depth to adoption.

  • IBHS promotes a standard for resilient roofs.

  • Healthy roofs are not always an indicator of limited risk.

  • IBHS helps raise the standard for roofing.

the complete play video for this event is now also available.

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