What Is the No. 1 Emerging Litigation Risk? ‘Forever Chemicals,’ Says Praedicat
Source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/, September 17, 2020
By: L.S. Howard
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 Los Angeles-based liability risk analytics company.
The root of problem is that PFAS—or per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances—are “everywhere and forever,” said Adam Grossman, Praedicat’s VP of emerging risk. He and Robert Reville, the company’s CEO, spoke in a video for Carrier Management’s new ExecTalk series that’s embedded in this article. Read more.