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Erie Insurance sends in the drones

Posted On: Jan. 31, 2016 12:00 AM CST

Drones are poised to become powerful tools for property/casualty insurers.

Erie, Pennsylvania-based Erie Insurance Group is one of the first insurers to move from testing drones to actually using them to assist with property damage claims. In the latest episode of Business Insurance In Focus, assistant managing editor Aranya Tomseth talks to Erie's vice president of claims about the company's initial forays into commercial drone use.