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How Telematics is Changing Insurance Claim Handling

The future of technology is coming to insurance claims. While information derived from usage-based insurance telematics hasn’t fully been utilized in the claims process, the benefits that it can provide – consistency, efficiency, and accuracy – offer a way to reduce claims costs. Telematics is considered an accurate way to predict loss costs for insurers in Britain already. They have been implementing telematics information as the first notice of loss. But how can telematics change the insurance future? LexisNexis Outside of the U.S., every LexisNexis client using telematics data in its claims processing is experiencing significant savings. Should an accident happen, the information is transmitted back to LexisNexis. The information is then used as a first notice of loss (FNOL). A message alerts the carrier of the insured’s accident. The carrier can then reach out to the insured and send help to the scene. The insurer can also expedite repairs! They can send a tow ... Read more

Benefits Of Adding Extra Liability To Your Auto Insurance

Excess Liability Advantages When you are looking for the right California auto insurance policy, you are required to have a minimum amount of liability insurance. The minimum amount is $15,000 for the death or injury of one person, $30,000 for the death or injury of more than one person, and $5,000 for any damage to property that you cause. While adding extra liability to your policy will lead to higher premiums, it also comes with many benefits, including: You will be less likely to owe anything out of your own pocket – any damages that exceed your liability coverage will be your responsibility to cover, which may mean digging deep into your pockets to cover the cost. The more liability insurance you have, the less likely it will be that any damages will go beyond your coverage. PIP is not mandatory in California – PIP, also known as personal insurance protection, will pay for ... Read more