ISB makes Intersection photos by SOC available to P&C claims personnel New partnership gives adjusters more resources

August 10, 2005 Toronto, ON – The Insurance Search Bureau of Canada (ISB) and (SOC) are announcing an exciting new partnership that will provide insurance professionals with access to an online master photo directory of Canada�s intersections.

The directory, containing hundreds of thousands of clear and accurate intersection photos, will be made available to the Property and Casualty claims industry through ISB�s Web portal. The photos include valuable detail such as signage and traffic signals. Photos can also be obtained to illustrate non�auto related incidents such as broken stairs or fallen tree damage.

�Working with ISB as our exclusive distribution partner for this tremendous online service ensures that insurance professionals have easy and convenient access to our photos� says David Wilson, Director of Operations for Streets of �From here on, we will be focusing on expanding the reach of our photo database and Customer Service across Ontario and beyond.”

Robert Gow, President and CEO of ISB Canada, adds, �Our mission is to equip claims professionals with the best tools available. Through ISB, all the information required in the handling of a claim is available from a single source, bringing efficiency and cost savings to the claim handling process.”

This agreement provides immediate benefits to the clients of both organizations and opens the door to additional opportunities for even more solutions to the challenges that face the P&C claim industry.

About ISB

Insurance Search Bureau of Canada is Canada�s largest supplier of source documents and retrieval services to the Property and Casualty claim industry. ISB specializes in providing a single source for the information and documentation required during the claim handling process. ISB is recognized for having extensive in-house experience and expertise in claim handling practices, claim workflow processes, and claim information. ISB is a privately held Canadian company. For more information call 905-875-0556 or visit

About is an independent, objective and accurate online database of digital photographs of the nation’s street intersections and accident locations for all Canadian Industries requiring immediate access to scene photos. Our photographs are updated regularly, and now through ISB, these photos provide an online �window� for claims handlers, allowing them to visit an accident scene from their desktop computer. For more information about our products and services, contact [email protected], or visit us online at