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A workers compensation loss analysis can be utilized in a number of ways depending on the situation and needs of the user. Reserve certification, satisfaction of self-insurance requirements, negotiation of security requirements and letters of credit, insurance...read more
At SIGMA, we pride ourselves in our efforts to educate both our own clients and the general insurance industry on actuarial concepts and methodology. Nearly fifteen years ago, we developed a booklet as part of these efforts titled “An Actuarial Advantage,” which has...read more
We rarely have guest bloggers, but today is an exception. I am happy to introduce Bill Wilson (although I believe everyone may already know Bill). I have been working in or around the P&C insurance world for 32 years. Bill is simply a genius. His knowledge and...read more
Actuaries will use multiple actuarial methods to determine the estimated ultimate losses when completing an actuarial analysis of unpaid claim liabilities. The Bornhuetter-Ferguson (B-F) method and the development methods (also known as chain ladder methods) are two...read more
Authors: Michelle Bradley, ACAS, MAAA, ARM, CERA, Scott Kehler, M.Sc., and Mike McAndless, B.Sc., CRM SIGMA and Weatherlogics were recently introduced to each other by Mike McAndless, who worked with Michelle Bradley on a project in the mid 1990’s. This project was...read more
The topics covered in SIGMA’s blog often originate from questions that our CEO, Tim Coomer, receives when traveling to speak with our clients. Multiple questions have emerged from some of his recent trips regarding frustrations with group captives, how to exit a group...read more