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What is Covered and When to Use the Special Causes of Loss Form, Part 8 in the Commercial Lines Rating Series

Posted by Terry Krueger on July 30, 2019

Insurance is always changing, so we have updated our post on the Special Causes of Loss form, part of our series on the basics of Commercial Rating. We've also updated our posts on the Basic and Broad Causes of Loss forms. Since each post builds on the previous one, we encourage you to read the series from the beginning.

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Topics: Building Construction, Commercial Rating

When to use the Broad Causes of Loss Form, Part 7 in the Commercial Lines Rating Series

Posted by Terry Krueger on January 30, 2018

Only two more posts left until our Commercial Lines Rating series reaches its conclusion. If you’ve been following this series, you’ll know that each post builds upon the last, so we encourage you not to get ahead of the story, so to speak. If you’re new to this series, or just need a refresher on Commercial Lines Rating, you’ll want to start with Part 1 and read the posts in order.

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Topics: Building Construction, Commercial Rating

The Basics on the Basic Causes of Loss, Part 6 in the Commercial Lines Rating Series

Posted by Terry Krueger on January 16, 2018

We’re moving ahead with part six of our Commercial Lines Rating series on Basic Causes of Loss.

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Topics: Building Construction, Commercial Rating

To Be Class Rated or Not To Be, Rule 85 – Part 5 of Commercial Lines Rating Series

Posted by Terry Krueger on December 19, 2017

This is our last blog post of 2017 and part five of the Commercial Lines Rating Series, we’re devoting the post to Rule 85.

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Topics: Building Construction, Commercial Rating

Going Green – Part 4 of Commercial Lines Rating Series

Posted by Terry Krueger on December 12, 2017

If there’s a silver lining to property damage, it’s the chance to “go green.” Green construction is a hot trend in the industry, and it’s popular with policyholders who need to rebuild. While green construction offers a number of environmental benefits, it also requires pre-planning from an insurance standpoint.

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Topics: Building Construction, Commercial Rating

CSP Classification Codes Explained - What You Need to Know

Posted by Terry Krueger on June 3, 2014

“What’s a CSP Classification Code?” This is one of WSRB’s most frequently asked questions. Unless you’ve worked in a rating capacity, you’ve probably seen the numbers assigned to risks but never had to work with them. In this blog post, we’ll tackle the CSP code question, starting with the short answer.

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Topics: Insurance underwriting, RCP codes, CSP Codes, Commercial Rating