Hurricane season prediction model redesigned for the U.S.

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AIR Worldwide has recently announced updates to its model, which now includes a range of new features. The model used by AIR Worldwide, the catastrophe risk modeling firm, for predictions with respect to the hurricane season in the United States, has now been updated to take into account a number of new features and to provide a considerable amount of additional insight. The update to the Hurricane Model for the United States now includes notably more depth and simulations. The updates to the hurricane season forecast model includes a brand…

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MIF supports use of standard hurricane models in the Massachusetts homeowners insurance market

PRESS RELEASE: Massachusetts Insurance Federation Executive Director James T. Harrington refuted claims made  by Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office in a letter to the State Rating Bureau of the Division of Insurance in which the Rating Bureau is requested to initiate proceedings to review homeowners’ insurance rates currently in effect. “We believe such proceedings would be unprecedented and are certainly not warranted by anything in the letter from the Attorney General’s office,” Harrington said. “Her claim that insurance companies in this state are using untested and unsupported hurricane models that…

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