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Praedicat Blog – Testing Drinking Water for Microplastics

Praedicat Blog – Testing Drinking Water for Microplastics 700 350 Praedicat Staff

California Testing Drinking Water for Microplastics by Sheryll Mangahas  California is the most populous state in the United States Due to its expansive cities, there is a reliance on personal…

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Praedicat Releases Next Gen Casualty Cat Model: Nekomodel X

Praedicat Releases Next Gen Casualty Cat Model: Nekomodel X 1200 628 Meghan Dengler

Read the full press release here Praedicat is excited to announce the launch of Nekomodel™ X, the next generation of its probabilistic casualty catastrophe model. The culmination of ten years…

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Praedicat Blog – The Past and Future of Nanoparticles

Praedicat Blog – The Past and Future of Nanoparticles 700 350 Praedicat Staff

Nanoparticles – The Past and Future (with Nekomodel X) by Sheryll Mangahas and Pinaky Bhattacharyya Nanoparticles encompass materials one-billionth of a meter (10-9), also known as a nanometer. Materials at…

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The Price of Plastic Pollution: Social Costs and Corporate Liabilities

The Price of Plastic Pollution: Social Costs and Corporate Liabilities 1200 628 Meghan Dengler

The cost to society from plastic pollution exceeds $100bn per year, according to new research which sheds fresh light on the growing global plastics crisis. The harm to human health…

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Inside P&C Honors – Praedicat wins Catastrophe Modeling Firm of the Year

Inside P&C Honors – Praedicat wins Catastrophe Modeling Firm of the Year 700 350 Meghan Dengler

Read Press Release Inside P&C Honors celebrates the outstanding achievements and exceptional talent from the United States wholesale, specialty, and (re)insurance markets. Praedicat is honored to be named the insurance…

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Insurance Journal – 3M Belgian Settlement Signals Increased Risk of ‘Toxic Torts’ in Europe

Insurance Journal – 3M Belgian Settlement Signals Increased Risk of ‘Toxic Torts’ in Europe 700 350 Meghan Dengler

Has Belgium’s enormous settlement with 3M opened the PFAS-contaminated-water floodgates in Europe? Will carriers adopt an approach of writing more PFAS exclusions, or is there an opportunity here for the…

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Intelligent Insurer – Litigation Finance is the Key to US Liability

Intelligent Insurer – Litigation Finance is the Key to US Liability 700 350 Meghan Dengler

Today, litigation finance is the key to understanding the developing litigation environment in the US, and the re/insurance industry must adopt new and better ways of managing liability risk. In…

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Politico – ‘Forever Chemicals’ Are Everywhere

Politico – ‘Forever Chemicals’ Are Everywhere 700 350 Meghan Dengler

At Praedicat we’ve been monitoring the PFAS catastrophe saga for a long time and have even given PFAS the moniker, “the next asbestos.” Recently we spoke with Jordan Wolman of…

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AM Best TV – Rise of Litigation Finance Transforming US Court Environment

AM Best TV – Rise of Litigation Finance Transforming US Court Environment 900 502 Meghan Dengler

Ten years ago, there was no such thing as casualty cat modeling. Now, adopting casualty cat modeling is an integral part of an insurer’s ability to manage emerging risks like PFAS and addictive software design. According…

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Praedicat Blog – Risks on Your Phone and in Your Food

Praedicat Blog – Risks on Your Phone and in Your Food 700 350 David Loughran

Debate over harmful effects of social media and microplastic pollution spilling into U.S. courts by David Loughran Legislators and regulators are putting intense pressure on social media and plastics companies…

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Press Release – Experian and Praedicat announce D&O collaboration

Press Release – Experian and Praedicat announce D&O collaboration 700 350 Meghan Dengler

Read Press Release Here September 01, 2022: Experian and Praedicat collaborate to launch CoMeta® Pro While D&O may very well be the caboose of the mass tort train, it is…

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EPA Releases New PFAS Drinking Water Health Advisories

EPA Releases New PFAS Drinking Water Health Advisories 700 350 Adam Grossman

EPA releases new and much lower PFAS drinking water health advisories by Arianna Libera and Adam Grossman On June 15th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released four drinking water health…

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