Insurance drones will be broadly deployed by Hurricane Harvey claims adjusters

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The use of these unmanned aerial vehicles has been adopted by Allstate, State Farm and other major property insurers. Property insurance companies in Texas and Louisiana, such as Allstate and State Farm, are preparing to use their insurance drones to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. This insurance technology is expected to have an important role in inspecting commercial and residential damage. The insurance drones will first take to the air early this week, once the last of Hurricane Harvey makes its way out of the regions. If all goes…

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Farmers insurance drone program takes off

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The insurer has become the latest among the large companies to use unmanned aerial aircraft systems (UAS). The Farmers Insurance drone program had its official launch yesterday as the insurer rolled out a fleet of the devices. These unmanned aerial aircraft systems (UAS) will be used to improve the customer claims experience. Insurance companies are increasingly using drones to view damage to roofs and other difficult to reach places. The Farmers Insurance drone units will be deployed by adjusters who need to assess the damage left behind by severe weather.…

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Insurance company drones are a common part of the claims experience

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These small pieces of equipment make it faster and safer for adjusters to create their estimates. To an increasing degree, adjusters are using insurance company drones to help them to assess the damage in routine claims processes. These gadgets let adjusters check out rooftops, and other difficult to reach areas without having to risk climbing up on a ladder or checking into parts of properties that have sustained damage from weather or other unexpected events. While this was once a rare practice, using drones for insurance claims assessments is becoming…

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Allstate uses insurance drones to assess storm damage

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The insurer is using the technology to get a better idea of the property damage situation from spring storms. Allstate is using insurance drones to conduct an assessment of the property damage left behind by spring storms in four states. The company already owns the technology in a number of locations and was prepared to implement it when it was needed. In preparation to use the drones, Allstate Insurance readied itself with a solid fleet of the technology. The Allstate fleet of insurance drones are either ready or already being…

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Insurance industry may gain access to drones

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AIG receives approval to use drones to assess property damage The American International Group (AIG), one of the largest insurance providers in the United States, has announced that it has received approval to use drones to inspect properties throughout the country. This approval has come from the Federal Aviation Administration, which enforces strict regulations when it comes to the commercial use of drones. These drones are small aerial units that are controlled remotely. These drones are typically used for recreational purposes due to federal regulations. Commercial use of drones is…

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AIG insurance drones receive FAA approval

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These flying devices can be used for the replacement of human inspectors for a better vantage point. Inspectors regularly need to climb up ladders onto the rooftops of buildings to check the situation after a claim has been made following a storm, for example, but this job may soon be done by insurance drones now that the FAA has made a new exception to its regulations. AIG has received the approval from the FAA to begin using drones to complete jobs that would be risky for humans. This will mean…

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