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IBNR Weekly Features Praedicat and Oortfolio™

IBNR Weekly Features Praedicat and Oortfolio™ 150 150 Praedicat

The October 6th, 2016 edition of Dowling & Partners – IBNR Weekly (IBNR #38, Vol.XXII) features Praedicat and Oortfolio™, and indicates, “ability to model casualty risks should make more risks…

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Praedicat Releases Oortfolio™, An Unprecedented Liability Catastrophe Modeling Platform — Swiss Re Licenses Oortfolio and Partners with Praedicat to Drive Better Casualty Risk Management

Praedicat Releases Oortfolio™, An Unprecedented Liability Catastrophe Modeling Platform — Swiss Re Licenses Oortfolio and Partners with Praedicat to Drive Better Casualty Risk Management 150 150 Praedicat

Praedicat, an InsureTech analytics company based in Los Angeles, has released Oortfolio™, its new groundbreaking liability insurance risk modeling platform. Applying cutting-edge data science and modeling, Oortfolio provides an unprecedented…

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The Gilded Cage

The Gilded Cage 150 150 Praedicat

Insider Quarterly’s fall 2016 edition surveys the landscape of casualty catastrophe modeling. The author, Adam McNestrie, describes Praedicat CEO Bob Reville as casualty modeling’s “most ambitious protagonist,” and he concludes…

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Praedicat Granted a Patent for Determining General Causation from Processing Scientific Articles

Praedicat Granted a Patent for Determining General Causation from Processing Scientific Articles 150 150 Praedicat

Praedicat is proud to announce the award of U.S. Patent No. 9,430,739: Determining General Causation from Processing Scientific Articles. The patent describes an innovative method for processing entire scientific literatures,…

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Is All Fracking Created Equal?

Is All Fracking Created Equal? 150 150 R.J. Briggs

In spite of all the controversy, not one study published before 2016 on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) finds evidence that the practice causes systemic groundwater contamination. Some instances of methane migration…

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U.S. NTP Releases New Findings on Cell Phones and Cancer. Will Scientific Consensus Shift?

U.S. NTP Releases New Findings on Cell Phones and Cancer. Will Scientific Consensus Shift? 150 150 Sally Embrey

Do cell phones cause cancer? It’s a highly pertinent question considering that 5 billion people worldwide are expected to use mobile phones by 2017.1 The general causation risk scores on…

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What Happens to Liability Risk When Regulators Take Action? The Case of Silica.

What Happens to Liability Risk When Regulators Take Action? The Case of Silica. 150 150 Sheryll Mangahas

Inhalation of crystalline silica can cause silicosis, a permanent scarring of the lungs leading to impaired lung functioning, and possibly death. Silicosis first garnered public attention in the early 1930s…

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Today’s Data Forecasts Tomorrow’s Casualty Claims

Today’s Data Forecasts Tomorrow’s Casualty Claims 150 150 Praedicat

Bob Reville, Praedicat’s CEO, is interviewed by A.M. Best TV.  In the video interview, he discusses how a machine-scale forward-looking approach to emerging risks can enable sustainable profits in commercial…

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Quantifying Casualty Catastrophe Risk and the Future of Underwriting

Quantifying Casualty Catastrophe Risk and the Future of Underwriting 150 150 Praedicat

Praedicat’s Fred Kipperman and Swiss Re’s Michael Meadows presented this CPCU webinar on July 14, 2016. Thanks to the Certified Property and Casualty Underwriters Society for the opportunity, as well…

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Data-Driven Foresight for Casualty Catastrophe

Data-Driven Foresight for Casualty Catastrophe 150 150 Praedicat

Praedicat’s CEO, Bob Reville, was one of three featured speakers at Swiss Re’s London event – Modeling Liability Accumulation: A Challenge for the Industry. Over 100 insurance executives in attendance…

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The Potential Impacts of Advanced Science on the Remediation Industry

The Potential Impacts of Advanced Science on the Remediation Industry 150 150 Praedicat

John Simon, editor-in-chief of Remediation Journal, featured Praedicat in his Editor’s Perspective in the June 3rd edition. His description of the potential for our analytics to probabilistically predict regulatory action…

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CIO Review: 20 Most Promising Insurance Technology Solution Providers 2016

CIO Review: 20 Most Promising Insurance Technology Solution Providers 2016 150 150 Praedicat

Bob Reville, Praedicat’s CEO, is highlighted in this article. Here he describes Praedicat’s products that offer science-based risk analytics to ease the processes of underwriting and managing casualty risks. Read…

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