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Assured Research Used in Coursework at Santa Monica College (November, 2017)

Our recent research on social inflation was used by Adjunct Instructor Ed Combs in his classwork at Santa Monica College’s Department of Business. His class was tasked with contemplating the impact telematics could have on social inflationary pressures. We greatly value our wide network of industry contacts and are excited to see our work used in such innovative ways with future generations of insurance professionals. To become a member of our research community please Contact Us

Assured Research Discusses Investing in R&D (November, 2017)

Assured Research discussed the far-ranging implications of large jury verdicts against Johnshon & Johnson in a recent interview with Carrier Management.  In the article, which can be accessed here, we urge insurers to invest in the myriad efforts needed to stay abreast of developments in science and medicine.  New understandings and legal theories are affecting claims today - and will even more in the future.

Assured Research Highlighted in Actuarial Review (October, 2017)

Assured Research was highlighted in the recent edition of the Actuarial Review published by the Casualty Actuarial Society.  Available at this link, the interview afforded us the opportunity to describe our drive to bring diverse and well-researched topics to insurance professionals.  We also had the chance to say Thank You! to our subscribers.  Contact Us to inquire about a free trial subscription.

Assured Research Call on Model Uncertainty (September, 2017)

In conjunction with our partners at Gordon Haskett Research Advisors, we hosted a call in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma focused on two important contributors to model uncertainty: wind/water coverage issues and the litigation environment in storm-stricken areas.  The discussion raised questions about the modelers' estimates of Irma's flood losses and revealed aggressive plaintiff bars in Houston and Florida just beginning to suit up for battle.

Contact Us to receive our write up of this call.