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RMS estimates potential 1-in-500 year catastrophe loss at 10 sea ports

August 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Six of the ten ports with the highest potential insured loss from natural catastrophes are on the United States gulf coast, Risk Management Solutions (RMS) Inc. said in a release Monday. Newark, Calif.-based RMS ranked the top 10 ports in

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Indictment: Engineering firm altered Superstorm Sandy damage reports

August 4, 2016 Michael Balsamo - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

MINEOLA, N.Y. – An engineering firm that was hired by insurance companies to evaluate damage caused by Superstorm Sandy was charged Monday with illegally altering reports prepared by inspectors in the field. HiRise Engineering and one of the company’s project

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Impact Forecasting launches new cat modelling platform, including new flood models for Canada

July 12, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Impact Forecasting announced on Tuesday that it has launched ELEMENTS 10, its complete catastrophe modelling platform, which includes new flood models for Canada. ELEMENTS 10 offers the ability to run insurers’ own or third-party model, plus access to new flood

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More than 6.8 million U.S. homes with reconstruction value of US$1.5 trillion at risk from hurricane storm surge: CoreLogic

June 1, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

More than 6.8 million homes on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States are at potential risk of damage from hurricane storm surge inundation, with a total reconstruction cost value of more than US$1.5 trillion, CoreLogic said on

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Sea level changes, coastal erosion and storm surge flooding key concerns for many parts of Canada: federal government report

April 14, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Sea level changes will vary greatly across Canada this century and beyond, and these changes, together with coastal erosion and storm surge flooding, represent key concerns for many areas, according to a report released earlier this week by Natural Resources