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Risk Scores for Underwriters, Brokers Reveal Companies’ Likelihood of Being Sued

Last week, Praedicat, a liability risk analytics company, announced that it launched a new Company Risk Score designed to simplify the underwriting of complex emerging risks for liability insurance. The risk score, ranging from 0 to 100 for every one …

‘Attribution Science’ May Help Plaintiffs Push Climate Suits Ahead

Although a U.S. Supreme Court decision put an end to climate lawsuits alleging violations of the federal common law of public nuisance, a second round of state actions may get further, researchers said recently. There are two major categories of …

Is Climate Litigation Covered by Insurance?

Federal or state court? How will attribution science impact climate litigation? The questions aren’t the only ones of interest to insurers and reinsurers wanting to understand the potential for mass climate liability claims in the years ahead. Another key question: …

Social Inflation or Science: What Is Fueling Climate Litigation?

A rising amount of litigation tied to the environmental and health impacts of greenhouse gas emissions prompted a question from the leader of a liability risk analytics company recently: “Is it about climate liability or the liability climate?” Robert Reville, …

Praedicat Launches Risk Scenario Platform to Widen Cross-Line Clash Analysis

Praedicat Inc., the Los Angeles-based liability emerging risk analytics company, announced the launch of its new Risk Scenario Analysis Platform, which widens the cross-line clash scope of its scenario suite. The platform also makes it easier for syndicates at Lloyd’s …

Praedicat Develops Insurance Tool for COVID-19 Liability

Praedicat, the Los Angeles-based liability emerging risk modeling firm, has developed an insurance tool for the casualty insurance market, which allows insurers to track exposures, establish reserves, and manage aggregations in the face of this generation’s largest emerging risk, the …

What Is the No. 1 Emerging Litigation Risk? ‘Forever Chemicals,’ Says Praedicat

The top emerging litigation risk identified for the year ahead is PFAS, the so-called “forever chemicals” used in a wide variety of products such as Teflon, Scotchgard, food containers, firefighting foam and ski wax, said the co-founders of Praedicat, the …

Lloyd’s Selects 10 Insurtechs for Its Innovation Accelerator, Focusing on COVID-19 Risks

The Lloyd’s re/insurance market announced the latest cohort of insurtech disruptors that will join its Lloyd’s Lab innovation accelerator program with a focus on COVID-19 products and solutions. The insurtechs will look at new types of insurance to support the …

Lloyd’s Innovation Accelerator Focuses on COVID-19 Market Response with 3 Insurtechs

Lloyd’s has started work with three insurtech startups to help the market respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of its package of measures to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lloyd’s has expanded the scope, process and timings for new …

Praedicat Develops Named Peril Casualty Insurance Product via Lloyd’s Lab

Praedicat, Inc., the Los Angeles-based liability risk analytics software company, announced it is developing a new insurance product designed to help global industrials secure coverage for innovative and essential products and chemicals that are typically excluded or under-insured in standard …