Insurance industry may gain access to drones

commercial drones crop insurance industry news

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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Auto insurance rates are headed up due to claims and litigation

Louisiana Auto Insurance rates

The drivers in Louisiana are familiar with rising premiums, and now they are given another reason why. An auto insurance rates study has added some confirmation for residents in Louisiana who have been wondering why their premiums have been steadily rising and are now continuing to do so. The study didn’t necessarily discover anything new but it did prove what had previously been believed. What it found was that in a state where the auto insurance premiums are recognized as among the highest in the country – particularly in Baton…

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State Farm auto insurance remains outside of Massachusetts

Following the end of the state-set auto insurance rates in Massachusetts three years ago, there have been over a dozen new insurers that have rushed in to take their piece of that sector. However, the largest auto insurer in the country, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., has decided that it will be remaining outside of the state. Other insurers that have made their way in include Allstate, Geico, and Progressive. It’s believed that a fourteenth new auto insurer, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin-based General Casualty, will soon be joining that market.…

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