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Robot sorting documents to represent AI helping insurance adjusters manage claims
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How automation’s shifting on-site claims work to bigger losses

February 23, 2023 Philip Porado

COVID-19 accelerated development of process efficiencies for insurance adjusters. Pre-pandemic, data-gathering and communications systems began shifting many claims to desk teams, creating efficiencies for adjusters by reserving site visits for complex cases. “What COVID did was expedite some of that

Angelique Beauchemin, 100, looks at erosion on her property on the shore of the St. Lawrence River
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Quebec homeowners say Ottawa must address decades of erosion caused by ship traffic

June 28, 2022 Morgan Lowrie - THE CANADIAN PRESS

VERCHERES, Que. – Every year, 100-year-old Angelique Beauchemin watches more of her land crumble into the St. Lawrence River. From her home along a busy stretch of river in Vercheres, Que., on Montreal’s South Shore, she watches waves from passing

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Eyes in the sky: coverage for drone usage

September 21, 2021 Brooke Smith

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — known commonly as drones — were originally a tool solely for the military. Now they’re used regularly for civilian purposes such as photography, monitoring traffic and fighting fires, said Janarthan Sivarajah, senior new business manager,

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Battery pack fires prompt recall of hoverboards


NEW YORK – More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and spewing smoke. There have been 99 reports to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission of battery packs that have overheated, exploded or