How Technology is Changing the Construction World
By: Aaron Miller The construction industry is growing at an enormous rate. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the industry to add over 800,000 jobs between 2016 and 2026, finishing top amongst goods-producing industries. Part of the reason for such a high rate of growth in the construction industry is the advent of new technology…
Drones Regulation Deadline Missed by FAA
By: Wayne Melnick In the recent past, I blogged a series of articles regarding the possible legal and insurance ramifications of law enforcement drone usage. These included blogs on risk questions related to government drone usage how drones can be used to capture tough to obtain data, and North Dakota becoming the first state to…
Taser Drones for Police Officers – Now a Reality?
By: Wayne Melnick In the past, I blogged a series of articles regarding the possible legal and insurance ramifications of law enforcement drone usage. For quick reference you can find the blogs here and here. In the latest twist on law enforcement drone use, despite all the recent publicity regarding the militarization of local police…
Insurance Drones: Using Modern Technology to Capture Tough-to-Obtain Data
By: Wayne S. Melnick Last year, I blogged on the possible legal and insurance ramifications of law enforcement drone usage. The topic of drone-usage in the insurance world again came to the forefront of news when last week USAA asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to test drone aircraft for use in future claims…
Use of Drones in Law Enforcement – A Good Idea?
By: Sun Choy
USA Today recently reported that the International Association of Chiefs of Police issued advisory guidelines for the use of drones by law enforcement. While the number of drones in use is relatively low, the IACP anticipates the increased use of drones as costs come down. Not