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Media Attention at Les Rendez-Vous de Septembre

Media Attention at Les Rendez-Vous de Septembre 640 422 Praedicat

“We are talking about some of the biggest problems of today’s society,” said Reville, “and if insurance incorporates scientific findings into its pricing it will then signal to corporates what…

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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and Praedicat White Paper: Emerging Liability Risks: The “Toxic Trio” Chemical Dangers in Personal Care Products

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and Praedicat White Paper: Emerging Liability Risks: The “Toxic Trio” Chemical Dangers in Personal Care Products 471 233 Praedicat

Increasing scientific, regulatory, and consumer concerns means increasing risk for manufacturers and suppliers of various personal care products. The potential for synergistic effects of a so-called “toxic trio” of hazardous…

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A.M. BestTV interviews Bob Reville, CEO – Chemicals in Plastics Pose Alarming Latency Risks

A.M. BestTV interviews Bob Reville, CEO – Chemicals in Plastics Pose Alarming Latency Risks 903 504 Praedicat

Yvette Essen, A.M. BestTV interviews Bob Reville, CEO at Praedicat, from Les Rendez-Vous de Septembre. In this interview, Bob Reville, offers insights on emerging risks and how insurers can use…

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Praedicat Announces the Appointment of New Board Members Mary Merkel and John Hendrickson

Praedicat Announces the Appointment of New Board Members Mary Merkel and John Hendrickson 1036 435 Praedicat

September 5, 2018, Los Angeles, CA. Praedicat, Inc., a market-leading risk analytics software company for property and casualty insurers and global industrial companies, today announced the appointment of Ms. Mary…

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Modelling the Next Asbestos

Modelling the Next Asbestos 790 444 Praedicat

Recent advances in modelling technology suggest that $87bn of liability risk – equivalent to another asbestos – is locked in legacy books of business. This creates new challenges, but also…

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Extracting value from product stewardship’s big data

Extracting value from product stewardship’s big data 5760 3840 Richard Fontaine

The term big data seems to be everywhere these days. A few examples of use cases for big data are fraud and crime detection, patient history in the healthcare industry, and…

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Jury sees scary risk in glyphosate where scientists see murky hazard

Jury sees scary risk in glyphosate where scientists see murky hazard 620 399 David Loughran

In the first decision of its kind, a California jury last Friday determined that the agricultural chemicals company Monsanto is liable for causing a man’s Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). The jury…

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Is climate change another factor in bee deaths?

Is climate change another factor in bee deaths? 1200 798 Adam Grossman

“Changes in climate and weather affect food and forage for bees,” [said Geoffrey Williams, an assistant professor at Auburn in Alabama]. “It’s pretty obvious that if you have bees already…

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Looking around the corner with ChemMeta

Looking around the corner with ChemMeta 4856 3227 David Loughran

As many of you who follow us may know, Praedicat was incubated within the RAND Corporation prior to its launch in 2012. RAND is the world’s largest non-profit think tank…

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Praedicat Releases ChemMeta®, Science-Based Business Intelligence Software for Product Stewardship

Praedicat Releases ChemMeta®, Science-Based Business Intelligence Software for Product Stewardship 150 150 Praedicat

July 24, 2018, Los Angeles, CA. Praedicat, a science-based risk analytics firm and the principal source of chemical risk information for the insurance industry, has announced the release of its…

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Diesel, opioids, and the conservation of regulatory and litigious energy

Diesel, opioids, and the conservation of regulatory and litigious energy 500 281 David Loughran

Regulatory and litigious energy is created when a large number of individuals are harmed or perceived to be harmed. Once created, that energy is typically conserved following a path of…

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Sunscreen is a summer necessity, so what exactly is in it?

Sunscreen is a summer necessity, so what exactly is in it? 500 350 Sheryll Mangahas

Summer is almost upon us with its long sunny days. As humans, we require sunlight to produce Vitamin D. However, excessive sun exposure results in sunburn and may instigate skin…

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